Greenkeeping Safety Essentials

There are a number of risks and hazards which are unique to greenkeeping activities. Employees need to be aware of the sector specific risks and be familiar with the control measures which need to be in place for a safe working environment.

Course Structure

The course is designed for all greenkeeping employees and provides comprehensive training and guidance on safe working procedures which should be implemented.


  • Overview
  • General Course Safety
  • General Greenkeeping Equipment
  • Tyre Changing and Inflation
  • Lifting Equipment
  • Chainsaw Use
  • Pressure Equipment
  • Pesticide Spraying
  • Strimming & Brushcutting
  • The Use of Flammable Substances & Hot Work
  • Oxy-Fuel Welding
  • ARC Welding
  • PPE
  • Allergies & Dermatitis
  • Working in Adverse Weather Conditions
  • Pest Control
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Manual Handling

All of these modules contain individual assessments at the end of each module which lead towards final award of certificate.

  • Final certification

The Xact team will give your business a free of charge health and safety assessment to ensure that you are legally compliant. Please contact the Xact Team to arrange your free consultation by clicking on the button.