• Abrasive Wheel Awareness Including Practical | Half Day | £45.00 Open or Close

    Minimum Group Size: 6 People | Maximum Group Size: 12 People

    Course Content:

    This course is designed for people who are required to use any form of abrasive wheels which is within the scope of their working activities

    1. Introduction and aims of course
    2. Legislative responsibilities
    3. Abrasive wheel characteristics and cutting action
    4. Abrasive wheel composition and marking system
    5. Wheel and spindle speed
    6. Inspection, handling, storage and transport
    7. Personal Protective Equipment
    8. Abrasive wheel components
    9. Hazards arising from use of abrasive wheels and saws

    Abrasive Wheels:

    1. Mounting an abrasive wheel
    2. Adjustment of work rests
    3. Truing and dressing the wheel
    4. Mounting a diamond blade
    5. Fault finding

    Petrol Driven Saws:

    1. Diamond blades & Maintenance

    Use Of Equipment:

    1. The safe use of equipment
    2. Practical Assessment and Assessment of Underpinning knowledge
  • Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT & Genny) | Half Day | £45.00 Open or Close

    Minimum Group Size: 4 People | Maximum Group Size: 8 People

    Course Content:

    This course is designed for people who are required to use CAT & Genny system in the workplace (This may be excavator operators, utilities personnel, supervisors or managers of such equipment)

    1. Current Legislation
    2. On site review of plans
    3. Reading and scanning the area
    4. Use of accessories
    5. Correct Use Of Cable Location Equipment
    6. Complete a Practical Demonstration Of Equipment
  • Manual Handling Awareness | Half Day | £45.00 Open or Close

    Minimum Group Size: 6 People | Maximum Group Size: 12 People

    Course Content:

    This course is designed for people who are involved in the wide scope of manual handling, this applies to the majority of the workforce in all sectors of industry.

    1. Review of Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended 2004)
    2. Employer / Employee obligations
    3. Common back injuries and their causes
    4. Spine and vertebrae structures
    5. Types of injuries, skeletal, muscular
    6. Biomechanics
    7. Effect of posture and load position
    8. Principles of good movement
    9. Lifting & lowering
    10. Pushing & pulling
    11. Video presentation
    12. Risk Assessment Session
    13. Practical Session
  • Safe Use Of Quick Hitch Devices On Excavators | Half Day | £45.00 Open or Close

    Minimum Group Size: 6 People | Maximum Group Size: 10 People

    Course Content:

    This course is designed to give an understanding of the various classifications of quick hitch devices, identify the risks associated with quick hitch devices, understand how to use quick hitch devices safely in the workplace.

    1. Requirements of a trained operator
    2. The risks associated with quick hitch devices
    3. Why accidents happen and the root causes of accidents
    4. Legislation – HSAWA – PUWER – LOLER – BS EN 474-1
    5. Safety prior to changing a device
    6. Types of quick hitch devices:
    7. Manual system – safe method of disconnecting and connecting
    8. Semi-automatic system – safe method of disconnecting and connecting
    9. Automatic system – safe method of disconnecting and connecting
    10. Maintenance requirements
    11. The importance of manufacturer’s procedures
  • Safe Working at Height Awareness | Half Day | £45.00 Open or Close

    Minimum Group Size: 6 People | Maximum Group Size: 12 People

    Course Content:

    This course is aimed at Employees, Supervisors and Managers who Work at Height or Supervise / Manage Work at Height activities within their scope of work.

    1. Be aware of accidents that happen while working at heights
    2. Relate the general requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 to their own work activities
    3. Gain a greater understanding of the Work at Height regulations 2005
    4. Understand what is considered ‘Work at Height’
    5. Understand the hierarchy control measures
    6. Be aware of varied means of access to Working at Heights
    7. Be aware of varied work equipment for use when Working at Height
    8. Be aware of the need to plan Work at Height activities
    9. Carry out a risk assessment relating to Working at Heights
    10. Plan further specific work based training to ensure safe systems of work
  • Vehicle Banksman Operations | Half Day | £45.00 Open or Close

    Minimum Group Size: 6 People | Maximum Group Size: 12 People

    Course Content:

    This course is designed to provide information and practice to help employees and employers meet their legal requirements and reduce the risk of accidents when carrying out reversing manoeuvres in the workplace. PUWER 1998 (9) requires all people who guide such equipment, to receive adequate training to supervise / manage it’s safe use.

    1. Current Legislation - (HASAWA 1974 / PUWER 1998 / Safety Signs & Signals Regs 1996)
    2. Delegates issued with an operators handbook
    3. HSE Operator safety video – Dead Slow
    4. Understanding roles of the driver and banksman
    5. Understanding the key issues arising out of reversing and manoeuvring
    6. Identify areas of danger for reversing vehicles
    7. Demonstrate recommended HSE code of signals and reversing procedure
    8. Theoretical Assessment
    9. Practical Assessment