Steps and Ladder plus working at heights training from CB Training, Corby. Courses available for 1-10 people at the same time. Contact our office today on: 01536 201871 / 07816 772540. Speak to Chris.
Selecting an employee to become a Forklift Instructor
Selecting an employee to become an In-house Forklift Instructor:
Potential instructors will require at least 12 months operating experience and will require an operator’s refresher course within 6 months of attending the instructor’s course. Delegates must have the ability to adapt their approach to suit the needs of different trainees, be able to communicate effectively and be able to lead and control a group.
The Instructors Training Course: This course is designed to train instructors in the delivery of the skill requirements and associated job knowledge of basic lift truck operators. This is to the nationally recognised levels of skill, ability and safety as laid down by the Approved Code of Practice L117.
The Course Content:
- Practical test to instructor standards.
- Conduct a practical demonstration and lesson.
- Theory examinations in Health and Safety, Recommendations of training and Instructional techniques and methods.
- Conduct a classroom lesson.
- Report writing.
- Delivering a practical skills test.
The Cost and Availability:
CB Training are pleased to offer this 10 day training course for an amazing price. CB Training have Forklift Instructor Courses available monthly with ongoing support and assistance.
The Qualification and Certification:
CB Training are fully accredited by ITSSAR as a National Instructor training provider therefore our training Certification is fully accredited to the National Standards.
CB Training are happy to provide further advice and guidance. Please contact our office for further information.
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CB Training i&G Information & Guidance Sheet
(i&G – Managers of MEWP Operators)
Managing Mobile Elevated Work Platform Operators
Some common guidance taken from our “MEWP Managers” Training Course:
- Health and Safety publications that cover the use and Management of Elevated Work Platforms include: LOLER (lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations) and PUWER (provision and use of work equipment regulations).
- People must be receive a Thorough Examination every 6 months.
- The Working at Height Regulations require the work to be planned and organised by a competent person.
- There are various types of MEWP’s which must be selected correctly for the work activity taking place.
- Fall protection such as Harnesses may be required dependent on the work activity and the risk assessment findings.
- Suspension Trauma and rescue plans would need to be considered and arranged prior to the work activity taking place.
- Emergency Auxiliary controls and procedures must be identified with a responsible person available to commence the emergency procedure.
- Wind speeds may need monitoring by the use of an Anemometer.
- There are set distances which must be maintained from High Voltage Lines such as 15m from steel towers and 9 meters from wooden poles.
- Pre-use / Pre-shift inspections are required to be completed and evidence recorded before commencing work on an MEWP.
- Permits to work could apply in organisation and would need consideration before any work activity commences.
There are many hazards and risk associated with the use of MEWP’s and working at height therefore ensure Managers and staff are aware of the precautions, preventions and the emergency procedures before work commences.
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