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Abrasive Wheels

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed to develop delegate’s understanding of abrasive wheels safety when setting and using abrasive wheels.

Course Aim:
To  provide  delegates  with  a  thorough understanding  of  the  hazards  associated with  the  use  of  abrasive  wheels  and  to enable the to comply  with the  Provision  and Use  of  Work Equipment  Regulations (PUWER)  in  the  safe  mounting  of  abrasive wheels.

Content:  

  • Abrasive Wheels Regulations
  • Legal  requirements  and responsibilities
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels and identification/control of causes.
  • Method  of  marking,  storing,  handling and  transporting
  • Selection of correct wheel.
  • Machine  checks
  • Mounting  and  dressing

 

Cable Laying & Pulling Winch

Who Should Attend?
Any employee who needs to use a winch as part of their employment to “pull” cables or pipes.

Course Aim:
To instruct candidates in the correct and safe use of winch machines, specific to their typical task’s.

Content:  

  • Welfare/Site Health & Safety etc
  • Understanding the requirements of the relevant legislation
  • Rig, Inspect, Handle, Store and use in a safe and proper manner any accessories used with winches
  • Operate safely specific types of winches and carry out pre/post inspection
  • Select combinations of equipment to meet safety requirements
  • Establish the weight, centre of gravity, balance and dimensions of loads
  • List the factors which must be considered when planning and winching operation
  • Where applicable correct set up and utilisation of date logger and printer
  • Basic winch operator maintenance
  • Correct decommission procedure of winch

 

Confined Spaces

Who should attend?
This programme is designed for delegates who may be required to enter and work in a confined space associated with construction, water or civil engineering industries.

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with Confined Spaces, to enter, work and exit including vertical shafts, and to enable them to comply with Confined Space Legislation.

Content:

  • Current Legislation
  • Recognition of Confined Spaces
  • Dangers associated with these areas
  • Human respiratory system
  • Use of gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres
  • Use of personnel protective equipment i.e. ropes, harnesses and
    man riding hoists
  • User of escape breathing apparatus and escape sets
  • Pre-entry checks on equipment
  • Safe Systems of Work for entry into confined spaces
  • Methods of communication
  • Manning levels
  • Emergency procedures
  • Practical exercises:
    a. Practical use of escape set breathing apparatus
    b. Vertical entry and egress using a tripod and winch
  • Diseases and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces
  • Awareness of the need for periodic examinations of equipment
Fire

FIRE AWARENESS

Who Should Attend?
The law requires all employees to have adequate fire safety training.

Course Aim:
This course provides the necessary information and knowledge required by employees to deem upon successful completion competence in basic fire safety.

FIRE WARDEN / MARSHALL

 Who Should Attend?
Any employee  who  may  have  a responsibility  for  fire  procedures  within their  organisation.  Fire Warden / Marshall Training is  essential  to  ensure  that employees designated  as  Fire Wardens or  Fire  Marshals understand  their  role and  their duties within  the  Regulatory Reform  (Fire Safety)  Order  2005.

Course Aim:
To  provide  delegates  with  a  thorough  understanding  of  fire  safety,  the  associated  legislation,  and  the  roles  and responsibilities  of  their  duties  as  Fire  Marshal  /Warden.

Ladders

Who Should Attend?

Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who need to use ladders and stepladders during the course of their work

Course Aim:

To instruct delegates in the safe use and inspection of ladders and stepladders.

Content:

  • Legislation and Regulations affecting work at height
  • Product standards and classifications for ladders and step ladders in the workplace
  • Hazards affecting the use of ladders and step ladders
  • The need to planning using the S.T.E.P format:
  1. Site
  2. Task
  3. Equipment
  4. Personnel
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Detailed inspections
  • Maintenance of Ladders
Mobile Scaffold Towers

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for managers, supervisors and operatives who may need to construct and or inspect Mobile Aluminium Towers.

Course Aim:
To instruct delegates in the safe use and inspection of Mobile Aluminium Towers.

Content:

  • Introduction to the scope of the Prefabricated Access Suppliers & Manufacturers Association (PASMA)
  • Health & Safety legislation
  • BS1139 Product Standard & BSEN1298 Mobile Tower Instruction Manual
  • Tower Components and Inspection of Tower Stability
  • Movement of Towers
  • Tower Dismantling
  • Hazards
  • Safe Use of Tower
  • Build systems
  • Erection of Tower
  • Full inspection
Safety Harness

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives, who may require/or use fall arrest protection.

Aim
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the need for safety, the legislation, and dangers associated with work that may require the need for a safety harness. To enable delegates to be competent in their selection and use of a harness should the task dictate it.

Content:

  • Legislation
  • Organisation and planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Prevention of falls
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Selection of correct work equipment and restraint systems to help prevent falls from height thus reducing risk to
    themselves and their colleagues.
  • Carrying out inspections of equipment to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose
  • Confidently select and don a harness correctly.
Cable Avoidance

Who Should Attend?
This  programme  is  designed  for  Operatives and  Supervisors  who  have  to  locate underground  apparatus  for  work  on  the roadways  and highways.

Aim
To  provide  both  Operatives  and  Supervisors with  the  skills  and  knowledge  to  carry  out cable  avoidance  work.

Content

  • Legislation and HSG 47
  • Basic  principles  of  location  and avoidance  of  underground  services
  • Hazard  identification  and  the  risks associated  with  them
  • Reading  and  interpreting  site  plans
  • Practical  use  of  equipment

 

Cartridges Tools

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed to develop delegate’s understanding of cartridge tool safety.

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with the use of cartridge tools and to enable them to comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).

Content:

  • Regulations and Legal Obligations
  • Have knowledge and understanding of specific tool hire regulations & requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge and practical application of machine cleaning and inspection
  • Store and handle Cartridges & Guns correctly
  • Strip & Rebuild the Equipment
  • Examine & Test machines for safety
  • Have knowledge and understanding of correct recording procedures
  • Undertake pre hire checks
  • Accidents, causes and prevention
  • Functions of components
  • Cleaning & inspection
  • Safety Features & Mechanisms
  • Correct PPE selection & use
  • Storage of cartridges
  • Labelling and recording
  • Misfires
  • Pre Hire Checks
COSHH Awareness

Who Should Attend?
This  programme  is  designed  for Managers,  Supervisors,  Team Leaders and  Safety  Representatives  who may  be  actively  involved  in  compliance with using hazardous substances.

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with an understanding of the requirements under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002. Enabling recognition of the implications & requirements of COSHH and how to apply them in the workplace. To enable  delegates  to  carry out  simple risk assessments  &  recognise when specialist support  is  required.

Content:  

  • Outline  legal  requirements  for  control  of hazardous  substances  (COSHH,  PPE, etc)  and  associated  ACOP’s
  • Overview of occupational health risk
  • Outline of general strategy for control of occupational health risks
  • Control strategies and the hierarchy of prevention and protection for hazardous substances
  • Exposure limits and control limits
  • Collecting Hazard data
  • Workplace monitoring requirements and techniques
  • Recording systems
  • Risk Assessment
Manual Handling

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for any person(s) who are involved in manual handling in the workplace i.e. Employers, Managers, Supervisors or Operatives

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of how to minimise the risk of injury to themselves and others by increasing awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace and their outcomes.

Content:

  • Typical injuries
  • The functions of the spine and muscular system
  • Accident statistics
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • Manual handling regulations
  • Health & Safety at work Act 1974
  • Hazard identification and assessment of:
    The task
    The load
    The working environment
  • Individual capabilities
  • Correct handling techniques
  • Practical exercises and tuition
Risk Assessment

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed to introduce delegates to the importance of risk assessment in a health and safety management system, and is suitable for people with responsibility for carrying out risk assessments – including line managers, supervisors, and safety representatives.

Course Aim:
On completion of this course, delegates will understand:

  • The process of risk assessment
  • Risk assessment recording and reviewing procedures.

Content:  

  • Legal requirements
  • Objectives of risk assessment
  • Stages of risk assessment
COSHH Awareness

Who Should Attend?
This  programme  is  designed  for Managers,  Supervisors,  Team Leaders and  Safety  Representatives  who may  be  actively  involved  in  compliance with using hazardous substances.

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with an understanding of the requirements under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002. Enabling recognition of the implications & requirements of COSHH and how to apply them in the workplace. To enable  delegates  to  carry out  simple risk assessments  &  recognise when specialist support  is  required.

Content:  

  • Outline  legal  requirements  for  control  of hazardous  substances  (COSHH,  PPE, etc)  and  associated  ACOP’s
  • Overview of occupational health risk
  • Outline of general strategy for control of occupational health risks
  • Control strategies and the hierarchy of prevention and protection for hazardous substances
  • Exposure limits and control limits
  • Collecting Hazard data
  • Workplace monitoring requirements and techniques
  • Recording systems
  • Risk Assessment
Manual Handling

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for any person(s) who are involved in manual handling in the workplace i.e. Employers, Managers, Supervisors or Operatives

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of how to minimise the risk of injury to themselves and others by increasing awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace and their outcomes.

Content:

  • Typical injuries
  • The functions of the spine and muscular system
  • Accident statistics
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • Manual handling regulations
  • Health & Safety at work Act 1974
  • Hazard identification and assessment of:
    The task
    The load
    The working environment
  • Individual capabilities
  • Correct handling techniques
  • Practical exercises and tuition
Safety Harness

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives, who may require/or use fall arrest protection.

Aim
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the need for safety, the legislation, and dangers associated with work that may require the need for a safety harness. To enable delegates to be competent in their selection and use of a harness should the task dictate it.

Content:

  • Legislation
  • Organisation and planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Prevention of falls
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Selection of correct work equipment and restraint systems to help prevent falls from height thus reducing risk to
    themselves and their colleagues.
  • Carrying out inspections of equipment to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose
  • Confidently select and don a harness correctly.
Confined Spaces

Who should attend?
This programme is designed for delegates who may be required to enter and work in a confined space associated with construction, water or civil engineering industries.

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with Confined Spaces, to enter, work and exit including vertical shafts, and to enable them to comply with Confined Space Legislation.

Content:

  • Current Legislation
  • Recognition of Confined Spaces
  • Dangers associated with these areas
  • Human respiratory system
  • Use of gas detection equipment in hazardous atmospheres
  • Use of personnel protective equipment i.e. ropes, harnesses and
    man riding hoists
  • User of escape breathing apparatus and escape sets
  • Pre-entry checks on equipment
  • Safe Systems of Work for entry into confined spaces
  • Methods of communication
  • Manning levels
  • Emergency procedures
  • Practical exercises:
    a. Practical use of escape set breathing apparatus
    b. Vertical entry and egress using a tripod and winch
  • Diseases and personal hygiene associated with confined spaces
  • Awareness of the need for periodic examinations of equipment
Fire

FIRE AWARENESS

Who Should Attend?
The law requires all employees to have adequate fire safety training.

Course Aim:
This course provides the necessary information and knowledge required by employees to deem upon successful completion competence in basic fire safety.

FIRE WARDEN / MARSHALL

 Who Should Attend?
Any employee  who  may  have  a responsibility  for  fire  procedures  within their  organisation.  Fire Warden / Marshall Training is  essential  to  ensure  that employees designated  as  Fire Wardens or  Fire  Marshals understand  their  role and  their duties within  the  Regulatory Reform  (Fire Safety)  Order  2005.

Course Aim:
To  provide  delegates  with  a  thorough  understanding  of  fire  safety,  the  associated  legislation,  and  the  roles  and responsibilities  of  their  duties  as  Fire  Marshal  /Warden.

Ladders

Who Should Attend?

Managers, Supervisors and Operatives who need to use ladders and stepladders during the course of their work

Course Aim:

To instruct delegates in the safe use and inspection of ladders and stepladders.

Content:

  • Legislation and Regulations affecting work at height
  • Product standards and classifications for ladders and step ladders in the workplace
  • Hazards affecting the use of ladders and step ladders
  • The need to planning using the S.T.E.P format:
  1. Site
  2. Task
  3. Equipment
  4. Personnel
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Detailed inspections
  • Maintenance of Ladders
Risk Assessment

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed to introduce delegates to the importance of risk assessment in a health and safety management system, and is suitable for people with responsibility for carrying out risk assessments – including line managers, supervisors, and safety representatives.

Course Aim:
On completion of this course, delegates will understand:

  • The process of risk assessment
  • Risk assessment recording and reviewing procedures.

Content:  

  • Legal requirements
  • Objectives of risk assessment
  • Stages of risk assessment
COSHH Awareness

Who Should Attend?
This  programme  is  designed  for Managers,  Supervisors,  Team Leaders and  Safety  Representatives  who may  be  actively  involved  in  compliance with using hazardous substances.

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with an understanding of the requirements under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002. Enabling recognition of the implications & requirements of COSHH and how to apply them in the workplace. To enable  delegates  to  carry out  simple risk assessments  &  recognise when specialist support  is  required.

Content:  

  • Outline  legal  requirements  for  control  of hazardous  substances  (COSHH,  PPE, etc)  and  associated  ACOP’s
  • Overview of occupational health risk
  • Outline of general strategy for control of occupational health risks
  • Control strategies and the hierarchy of prevention and protection for hazardous substances
  • Exposure limits and control limits
  • Collecting Hazard data
  • Workplace monitoring requirements and techniques
  • Recording systems
  • Risk Assessment
Lorry Loader

This assessment is aimed at personnel required to operate a Lorry Loader / Knuckle Boom Crane.  In fact any occupation where people are required to operate mounted hydraulic cranes to manoeuvre loads whether alone or with a banksman.

Categories: HOOK – CLAMSHELL BUCKET – HYDRAULIC CLAMP

To successfully pass the assessment the operator must be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, i.e. duties charts and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks of the carrier vehicle, lifting appliance and relevant attachments.
  • Explain the Safe Working Loads and Duties Chart for the loader.
  • Configure the Lorry Loader and carrier vehicle for site and road travel.
  • Manoeuvre the carrier vehicle into position in order to carry out the lifting of various loads.
  • Set up carrier vehicle to carry out lifts from minimum to maximum radius.
  • Use the correct attachment for the lifting of various loads.
  • Lift and place loads at varying radii.
  • Load a vehicle in accordance with industry practices.
  • Secure various loads on the vehicle bed in accordance with industry practices.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the loader and carrier vehicle in an out-of service condition.
Manual Handling

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for any person(s) who are involved in manual handling in the workplace i.e. Employers, Managers, Supervisors or Operatives

Course Aim:
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of how to minimise the risk of injury to themselves and others by increasing awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace and their outcomes.

Content:

  • Typical injuries
  • The functions of the spine and muscular system
  • Accident statistics
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • Manual handling regulations
  • Health & Safety at work Act 1974
  • Hazard identification and assessment of:
    The task
    The load
    The working environment
  • Individual capabilities
  • Correct handling techniques
  • Practical exercises and tuition
Safety Harness

Who Should Attend?
This programme is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Operatives, who may require/or use fall arrest protection.

Aim
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the need for safety, the legislation, and dangers associated with work that may require the need for a safety harness. To enable delegates to be competent in their selection and use of a harness should the task dictate it.

Content:

  • Legislation
  • Organisation and planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Prevention of falls
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Selection of correct work equipment and restraint systems to help prevent falls from height thus reducing risk to
    themselves and their colleagues.
  • Carrying out inspections of equipment to ensure they are safe and fit for purpose
  • Confidently select and don a harness correctly.
Container Handler

Who Should Attend?
Those who will have responsibility for manoeuvring containers.  Mainly used in docks, freight handling yards and container distribution centres. 

Course Aims
Courses are aimed at Experienced operators, Refresher and conversion.

Content:  

  • Introduction and Aims
  • Responsibility of the operator
  • Operational Safety Code
  • Basic Hydraulics and Electrical Systems
  • Refuelling and Recharging
  • Daily Safety checks
  • Maintenance
  • Site Safety
  • Simple and Advanced Manoeuvring
  • Stacking and De-stacking
  • Risk assessment
  • Vehicle Loading
  • Knowledge  and Practical Examinations
Fire

FIRE AWARENESS

Who Should Attend?
The law requires all employees to have adequate fire safety training.

Course Aim:
This course provides the necessary information and knowledge required by employees to deem upon successful completion competence in basic fire safety.

FIRE WARDEN / MARSHALL

 Who Should Attend?
Any employee  who  may  have  a responsibility  for  fire  procedures  within their  organisation.  Fire Warden / Marshall Training is  essential  to  ensure  that employees designated  as  Fire Wardens or  Fire  Marshals understand  their  role and  their duties within  the  Regulatory Reform  (Fire Safety)  Order  2005.

Course Aim:
To  provide  delegates  with  a  thorough  understanding  of  fire  safety,  the  associated  legislation,  and  the  roles  and responsibilities  of  their  duties  as  Fire  Marshal  /Warden.

Forklift Ind Masted

This assessment gives operators the basic principles of Lift Trucks enabling them to realise the possible hazards due to location, surface conditions, instability, the machine in use, the loads moved and gives experience in difficult working situations.

To successfully pass the assessment the operator must be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, i.e. Rating Plates etc.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Configure the Forklift for travel.
  • Manoeuvre the Forklift with and without a load.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas.
  • Setup the Forklift in order to lift various loads.
  • Lift various loads within the full working range of the Forklift.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Transport loads.
  • Place and return loads accurately.
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the Forklift in an out-of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter.
M.E.W.P

This assessment is aimed at personnel required to work at height on a working platform.  They may be involved with Agriculture, Arboriculture, Forestry, Civil engineering and other associated industries.  In fact any occupation where people require to work at height on a working platform, albeit to perform an operation, clean or inspect any aspect of work.

Categories: SCISSOR, BOOM – VEHICLE MOUNTED, BOOM – SELF PROPELLED

To successfully pass the assessment the operator must be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources    i.e. duties charts and applicable legislation.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Explain all displayed information on the machine.
  • Carry out all pre-start and running checks.
  • Carry out emergency lowering procedures.
  • Operate controls from ground level, and from within the working platform.
  • Manoeuvre/travel the MEWP involving tight turns and limited access.
  • Travel the MEWP with the platform in a raised position (self propelled only)
  • Position the platform up to maximum working height.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in an out-of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter.
Risk Assessment

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed to introduce delegates to the importance of risk assessment in a health and safety management system, and is suitable for people with responsibility for carrying out risk assessments – including line managers, supervisors, and safety representatives.

Course Aim:
On completion of this course, delegates will understand:

  • The process of risk assessment
  • Risk assessment recording and reviewing procedures.

Content:  

  • Legal requirements
  • Objectives of risk assessment
  • Stages of risk assessment