HEALTH & SAFETY RELATED

FOR THE NOVICE, THE EXPERIENCED AND TO ASSESSMENT

It is envisaged that at the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions and perform on the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the  industry ,the dangers of working in confined spaces and their responsibilities as an operative

  • To be able to enter a confined space, individually and as part of a team in a trained competent manner in a LOW RISK ENVIRONMENT ONLY

  • Defining confined spaces

  • Managing confined spaces

  • Gas detection –Hazardous atmosphere

  • NPORS classification and application of the type of categories under their control for low ,medium, high risk working

  • Disease/Hygiene

  • Working at height –harnesses, tripod and winch

  • Manning levels and communication

It is envisaged that by the end of the course the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a supervisor, selection of work equipment and procedures in order to work safely within the environment

  • Have a basic understanding of a supervisor responsibilities and relevant legislation, policies and procedures including relevant risk assessments, method statements and traffic management systems

  • Be able to supervise the work safely and identify various hazards including dangers within the environment.

  • Have an underpinning knowledge of the manufacturer manual/ handbook for the equipment

  • Be able to check certification for equipment & accessories including PPE.

  • Correctly risk assess the task and implement a safe system of work, prepare a step by step method statement, including selection of equipment to be used

  • Allocate team roles and responsibilities through a toolbox talk/ safety briefing

  • Oversee tasks ensuring the team safely follows  the step by step safe system of work

  • Liaise with management and operators

  • Deliver a de-brief meeting with the team and discuss any lessons learned during a specific task.

It is envisaged that by the end of the training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of the industry and their responsibilities as an operator

  • State the definition of manual handling, the main causes of manual handling injuries & the reason for manual handling training

  • Describe the function and the shape of the human spine

  • Describe the function of the intervertebral discs

  • Understand the effect of static loading & the risks involved in team lifting

  • Demonstrate an understanding of formal and dynamic risk assessment

  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for manual handling operations

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks in the work area

  • Describe and demonstrate safe handling techniques

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It is envisaged that by the end of the course the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry and the relevant legislation, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a vehicle/plant machinery marshal

  • Have knowledge of the manufacturer handbook of the particular machine /vehicle to be guided

  • Have a good understanding of signs/signals , approved hand signals & different forms of communication

  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for vehicle/ plant machinery marshal

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks in the work area including stop blocks and tipping areas

  • Set up exclusion zone for loading/unloading

  • Guide machinery in a forward and reverse direction including confined spaces and “blind” area safely and efficiently

  • Carry out all end of shift, shut down and parking procedures

It is envisaged that at the end of the course the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of the industry and their responsibilities when working at height

  • Be able to define height work and identify the hazards of work above ground level & outline the general requirements necessary to control them

  • Be able to identify accident causation of working at height

  • Have an appreciation of planning and organisation of working at height

  • Set up exclusion Zone explaining actions required for emergency actions and identifying any overhead hazards

  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for working at height

  • Demonstrate working at height and explain all safety issues that could arise

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer queations on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry , the dangers of working in confined spaces and their responsibilities as an operative

  • To be able to enter and traverse a confined space individually  and as part of a teamteamin trained and competent manner

  • Defining  confined spaces

  • Managing confined spaces

  • Gas detection-Hazardous atmosphere

  • NPORS classification and applications  under their control for low,medium and high risk working

  • Disease/Hygiene

  • Working at height-harness, tripod and winch

  • Emergency escape breathing apparatus

  • Manning levels and communication

It is envisaged that at the end of the course the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of working at height equipment, the dangers of working at height , their responsibilities as a supervisor, selection of work equipment and procedures in order to work safely in the environment

  • Have a basic understanding of a supervisor responsibilities and relevant legislation, policies and procedures including relevant risk assessments, method statement and traffic management systems

  • Be able to supervise the work safely and identify various hazards  including dangers of working at height and emergency rescue procedures

  • Have an underpinning knowledge of the manufacturer handbook/ manual for the equipment

  • Be able to check certification for equipment and accessories including PPE.

  • Correctly risk assess the task and implement a safe system of work, prepare a step by step method statement including selection of equipment to be used.

  • Allocate team roles  and responsibilities through a tool box talk/ safety briefing

  • Oversee task ensuring  team safely follows the step by step safe system of work

  • Liaise with management and operators

  • Deliver a de-brief meeting with the team and discuss any lessons learned during a specific task.

It is envisaged that at the end of the course the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the relevant legislation, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibility as a vehicle marshal

  • Have a knowledge of the  manufacturer handbook for the particular machine/vehicle to be guided

  • Have a good understanding of signs and signals, approved hand signals and different forms of communication

  • Identify and maintain PPE suitable for vehicle marshal use

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks in the work area including stop blocks and tipping areas

  • Set up an exclusion zone foe unloading

  • Guide machinery in a forward and reverse direction including confined spaces and “blind” areas safely and efficiently

  • Environmental considerations

  • Carry out all end of shift, shut down and parking procedures

Plant Mover

It is envisaged that by the end of the course the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of the industry and their responsibilities as operator

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer handbook for the particular machine to be used

  • Be able to locate and identify major components of the machine and explain their function

  • Be able to locate and identify key controls & explain their functions

  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer and legislative requirement

  • Identify and maintain all PPE appropriate for plant mover use

  • Prepare machinery for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks in the work area

  • Environmental considerations

  • Storage and transport of machinery attachments

  • Demonstrate knowledge & understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation

  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in confined spaces and responsibilities as an operative

  • To be able to enter & traverse a confined  space, individually and as part of as team in a trained and competent manner

  • Defining  confined spaces

  • Managing confined spaces

  • Gas Detection – Hazardous atmospheres

  • NPORS classification & applications under their control for low,medium and high risk working

  • Diseases/hygiene

  • Working at height-harnesses, tripod and winch

  • Emergency escape breathing apparatus

  • Manning levels and communication

It is envisaged that at the end of the course the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of plant machinery/ equipment, the dangers of working in construction, their responsibilities as a supervisor, selection of equipment, procedures in order to work safely in the environment

  • Have a basic understanding of a supervisor responsibilities and relevant legislation, policies  and procedures including relevant risk assessments , method statement and traffic management systems

  • Be able to supervise the work safely and identify various hazards including dangers of working in construction and emergency rescue procedures

  • Have an underpinning knowledge of the manufacturer manual/ handbook for the equipment

  • Be able to check certification for equipment & accessories including PPE.

  • Correctly risk assess the task and implement a safe system of work, prepare a step by step method statement  including selection of equipment to be used

  • Allocate team roles and responsibilities through a toolbox talk/ safety briefing

  • Oversee tasks ensuring the team safely follows the step by step safe system of work

  • Liaise with management and operators

  • Deliver a debrief meeting with the team including  any lesson learned during a specific task

At the end of the course it is envisaged that the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following;

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer handbook for the particular harness/ fall arrest to be used

  • Be able to locate and identify major components of the harness/fall arrest & explain their functions

  • Conduct all safety checks in accordance with manufacturer and legislative requirements

  • Select suitable type of harness/ fall arrest relative to the work being undertaken

  • Identify and maintain PPE suitable for the harness/ fall arrest and demonstrate correct use

  • Correctly fit and remove the safety harness/ fall arrest

  • Carr out end of work inspections

  • Environmental considerations

  • Storage of harness/ fall arrest

It is envisaged that by the end of the course the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer handbook for the type of ladder to be used

  • Be able to locate and identify major components of the ladder and explain their function

  • Conduct all safety checks in accordance with manufacturer and legislative use

  • Select suitable type of ladder relative to the work being undertaken

  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for ladder use

  • Erect, dismantle and relocate the ladder safely and efficiently

  • Carry out end of work inspections

  • Environmental considerations

  • Storage of the ladder