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Safe Use of Powered Access Equipment

Safe use of Powered Access Equipment

Course Title: Safe Use of Powered Access Equipment
Location: LGS Training Centre or Customer’s Premises
Duration: 1 Day Experience – 2 Days Novice
Max No. Delegates: 6/8


Who Should Attend: Employees who use powered access equipment, i.e. managers/supervisors


Employees must be over 17, physically fit good eyesight, hearing and have a head for heights.


Course Objectives:
  • Identify the principle components, terminology & features associated with the equipment.
  • Be able to carry out a pre-start check. and Harness & Lanyard Inspection
  • Use controls correctly. And Smoothly
  • Position equipment safely and prepare for work. Observe all surroundings and hazards etc


Course Outline:
  • Health & safety legislation 1974act. Loler & Puwer 1998.Regs.
  • Introduction to powered accsess equipment.
  • Principle components,Machine,Harness & Lanyad Inspection ,Height Safety Information
  • Travelling & manoeuvring the machine.correct mounting and dismounting.
  • Basic safe operational practise
  • Pre-use checks & inspections, Hazard Observation


Teaching Methods:
The course consists of lectures, Course Training Books and Site Safety Information Books supplied. Video/DVD presentations and practical demonstrations. Information is based on current legislation, HSE guidance and manufacturer’s recommendations.


Delegates will be required to complete a written assessment (multi-choice questions) and demonstrate by means of practical exercises, controlled use of the equipment & Site Assessment.