Construction Training Courses

Working at Heights

  Introduction :- The Work at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6 April 2005. The Regulations will apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause injury. The Regulations place duties on employers, the self-employed, and any person that controls the work of others (for example, facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work at heights Aims :- The aim of this course is to make delegates aware of the need to: Properly plan and organize work at height Ensure those working at height are competent Understand the need carry out risk assessments and select the appropriate work equipment Control the risks from fragile surfaces Properly inspect and maintain equipment for working at height. Content :- New legislation What is ‘Working at Height’? Types and causes of accidents when working at height Employer/employees’ responsibilities How to work at height safely/specialist training requirements Risk assessments, method statements and permits to work Types of access equipment Personal protective equipment Harness, lanyards and anchor points Post-theory question paper Question and answer session Course appraisals and close Who should attend? :- The training will benefit managers, supervisors, foremen and operatives who organize, plan, supervise and carry out work at height. Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Basic Safety for Selected Maintenance Employees

  Aims :- On the completion of this Safety Principles Course, delegates will understand; The process, purpose, and importance of adopting safe working practices and general safety awareness, with an emphasis on the use of hand tools and power operated tools in the prevention of accidents/incidents.   The definition and the identification of hazards and risks associated with maintenance duties when working in a site environment in close proximity to work colleagues and members of the public, including identifying hazards and risks associated with the use of short duration low level access equipment, when undertaking maintenance duties .   The rationale and process for undertaking maintenance procedures in a safe manner including, the wiring of plug tops, fuse and cable selection, basic carpentry, basic plumbing, risk assessments, inspections, safe systems of work, manual handling techniques, the use of personal protective equipment, signage, emergency procedures and control procedures. Content :- An introduction to safe working practices and general safety awareness Defining hazards and risks associated with the use of power operated tools Identifying common electrical hazards and prevention associated with plugs and sockets Safe manual handling techniques, including team lifting and use of access equipment Practical and written knowledge check Who should attend? :-   This course is appropriate for everyone involved in line management, including charge hands, foremen, supervisors, site managers, project managers as well as proprietors of smaller companies. Duration :- 1 day Maximum attendees...

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Ladders and Stepladders Training

  Introduction :- The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that ladder users must possess such technical knowledge, experience or training as may be appropriate, having regard to the nature of the activity, or be supervised by such a person. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that users of work equipment receive ‘adequate’ training. The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency to carry out the duties of pre-use inspection and the safe use of ladders and stepladders. Aims :-: On completion of this course, delegates will be able to identify defects that the inspection aims to discover and to have a basic understanding of duties with regard to the statutory instruments i.e. the law, also HSE and DTI information on ladders and stepladders. Content :- Statutory instruments and standards Types / classes of ladders and stepladders Analysis of accidents Safe use of ladders and stepladders Hazards when using ladders and stepladders Inspecting and setting up / securing Inspection tagging systems Ladders accessories Care and maintenance Storing and transportation Basic checklists Written test paper Revision session / appraisals Who should attend? :- The training will benefit individual trainees involved with using ladders and stepladders Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Asbestos Awareness

  Introduction :-     This course is designed as an introduction to asbestos awareness, to make people who are likely to disturb asbestos, that has deteriorated or has been damaged and is releasing fibres aware of the dangers that can arise during their work activities.    It will allow delegates the opportunity to understand how to identify areas where they are most likely to come across asbestos in building and materials.  Enabling the delegates to understand the importance of procedures and safe systems of work managing and controlling asbestos related issues. Aims :- On the completion of this course, delegates will understand; The legal duty to manage the risk from asbestos containing materials. How to identify and control work related hazards associate with asbestos. The promotion of health and safety standards in the workplace by incorporating control measures and  co-operating with whoever manages the identified asbestos risk. Content :- Brief overview of current health and safety legislation. Principles of Risk Assessment, including definitions of hazard and risk. Company procedures for the identification and management of asbestos Asbestos risk prevention principles. Company asbestos management and risk assessment. Asbestos identification, reporting and management principles. Stages and procedures for the assessment of any ACMs. Practical exercises and case studies. Knowledge questionnaire/checklist. Who should attend? :- company, managers/supervisors and employees. Duration :-  1day Maximum attendees :-  10...

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Abrasive Wheels Course

  Introduction :- The course aims are to introduce candidates to the hazards involved with the use of, and the mounting of abrasive wheels on a spindle, and the controls measures available. It also covers the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and other related legislation. Aims :- By the end of the course all delegates will: Be aware of current legislation associated with the use of abrasive wheels Understand the hazards and precautions including personal protective equipment Be able to position work guards and rests Understand various compositions and markings Be able to maintain abrasive wheels Be able to inspect, test, mount balance, dress and set true abrasive wheels Be able to check speed requirements Understand grinding operations Be aware of hand arm vibration The aim of this course is to make delegates aware of the need to: Content :- Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Personnel Protective Equipment British standard marking system Storage, handling, transportation, inspection and testing of abrasive wheels Hazards arising when using abrasive wheels/discs Function of the main components Dressing and balancing band rest adjustment (off hand and pedestal grinders only) Changing an abrasive wheel or disc Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all personnel whose company intends to appoint to carry out duties of mounting or to supervise the mounting of abrasive wheels Duration :-  1 Day Maximum attendees :-  10 Candidates Note: When booking please make us aware whether the course is for cutting-off saws and angle grinder or for offhand and pedestal...

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