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At Combined Safety Training we aim to offer statutory training to comply with the following act and regulations. The Health and Safety at Work Act, Provision and use of work equipment PUWER 1998, Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations, LOLER 1998, Working at height regs 2005 WAHR.

To make the training more convenient and cost effective, our experienced instructor can undertake the above training at your premises saving time and cost for your candidates. You may wish to combine two half day courses into one day, please call us to discuss rates depending on numbers attending.

This course is aimed at anyone who selects, mounts or uses abrasive wheels.

 

The course covers different types of abrasive wheel, pre-use inspection to wheels and tools, hazards, correct PPE, fire control, regulations, correct cutting/grinding techniques and correct selection of wheels

COURSE COVERS

  • How to identify the correct abrasive wheel for the job in hand.
     

  • How to inspect and test the abrasive wheel.
     

  • Storing, transportation and stock rotation of abrasive wheels. Inspecting the grinding machine, ensuring guards are correctly fitted and electrical safety.
     

  • Mounting abrasive wheels safely on machines Dressing wheels.
     

  • Understanding of the employer and employee responsibilities, the regulations and standards involving abrasive wheel usage.
     

  • We will show you how to carry out risk assessment to ensure the you are working in a safe manner.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who use or supervise the use of abrasive wheels.

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

If you have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any doubts about your fitness to use abrasive wheels, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using abrasive wheels, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.

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COURSE DURATION

Half Day

Minimum - 5

Maximum - 10

No. of Candidates

COURSE cost

£95

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Harness user course

This is a course for anyone working at height using personal fall protection harnesses, lanyards or fall arrest blocks. It covers the correct selection, pre-use inspection and safe use of all related products for use in work restraint and fall arrest systems. The delegates on the course are assessed by a mixture of theory tests and practical exercises.  

COURSE COVERS

  • How to identify the correct type of harness and lanyard needed for the work being undertaken.
     

  • Hierarchy of measures.
     

  • Daily inspection and recording of inspection of harness and lanyard.
     

  • Fitting a full body harness.
     

  • Adjusting lanyard.
     

  • Possible dangers of not fitting a harness properly.
     

  • Suspension trauma Storing, transportation and maintenance of harnesses and lanyards.
     

  • Understanding of the employer and employee responsibilities, the regulations and standards involving harnesses and lanyards.
     

  • We will show you how to carry out risk assessment to ensure the you are working in a safe manner.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who use or supervise the use of harnesses and lanyards in the work place.

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

If you have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any doubts about your fitness to use abrasive wheels, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using abrasive wheels, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.

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COURSE DURATION

Half Day

Minimum - 4

Maximum - 8

No. of Candidates

COURSE cost

£95

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harness inspection course

This course is aimed at an appointed person within the business who is tasked with carrying out the statutory inspections that are legally required on harnesses and lanyards and associated products.

 

The course will cover what damage can occur on these products and how to identify the defects. What paperwork has to be completed and kept to be legally compliant and what procedures need to be in place for disposal of failed equipment. It is required that the user has attended a harness or working at height training course to have some experience before attending this course. The delegates on the course are assessed by a mixture of theory tests and practical exercises. 

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COURSE COVERS

  • How to identify the correct type of harness and lanyard needed for the work being undertaken.
     

  • Hierarchy of measures.
     

  • Daily inspection and recording of inspection of harness and lanyard.
     

  • Fitting a full body harness.
     

  • Adjusting lanyard Possible dangers of not fitting a harness properly.
     

  • Suspension trauma Storing, transportation and maintenance of harnesses and lanyards.
     

  • Understanding of the employer and employee responsibilities, the regulations and standards involving harnesses and lanyards.
     

  • We will show you how to carry out risk assessment to ensure the you are working in a safe manner.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who certify or supervise the use of harnesses and lanyards in the work place. To attend this course you should have already had some harness training or working at height training.

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

If you have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any doubts about your fitness to use abrasive wheels, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using abrasive wheels, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.

COURSE DURATION

Half Day

Minimum - 4

Maximum - 6

No. of Candidates

COURSE cost

£95

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Safe use of light lifting equipment

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This course for anyone using slings, strops and chains with their lifting accessories. How to perform daily inspections and checks on slings, strops, chains and their accessories.

 

The delegates on the course are assessed by a mixture of theory tests and practical exercises.

COURSE COVERS

  • How to identify the correct type of lifting accessory needed for the work being undertaken.
     

  • Understanding the colour coding or stitching on slings and strops.
     

  • Checking the free movement of pins in shackles and safety clips on hooks.
     

  • Daily inspection and recording of inspection of lifting accessories.
     

  • Possible dangers of not attaching lifting accessories and loads properly.
     

  • Storage, transportation and maintenance of lifting accessories.
     

  • Practical demonstration and candidate testing on setting up a lift.
     

  • Understanding of the employer and employee responsibilities, the regulations and standards involving harnesses and lanyards.
     

  • We will show you how to carry out risk assessment to ensure you are working in a safe manner.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who operate or supervise the use of light lifting equipment and accessories in the work place.

 

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

 

All lifting equipment is required to undergo a thorough examination and certification every twelve months as a minimum more often if the work could cause damage to the lifting equipment.

 

All lifting accessories must be thoroughly examined and certified every six months or earlier if the work involved merits earlier examination. Accessories are the lifting gear under the lifting hook. Lifting operations and lifting equipment regs LOLER 1998.

If you have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any doubts about your fitness to use abrasive wheels, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using abrasive wheels, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.

COURSE DURATION

Half Day

Minimum - 4

Maximum - 6

No. of Candidates

COURSE cost

£95

HAND POWER TOOL TRAINING

This training will allow hand held power tool operators to have the knowledge how to perform daily safety checks, blade safety and correct use of the tools. You can select three tools to undergo training. Normally we ask you to bring your own hand held power tools so they can be checked during the training and you will have hands on training on your own tools.

COURSE COVERS

  • How to identify the correct type of handheld power tool needed for the work being undertaken.
     

  • Hierarchy of measures.
     

  • Daily inspection of inspection of the tool including the need to run test before use.
     

  • Fitting and adjustment of blades, bits or any other accessories.
     

  • Correct fitting of safety guards.
     

  • Possible dangers of not fitting guards and side handles properly.
     

  • White finger and hand arm vibration syndrome HAVS.
     

  • Storing, transportation and maintenance of handheld power tools. 
     

  • Understanding of the employer and employee responsibilities, the regulations and standards involving handheld power tools.
     

  • We will show you how to carry out risk assessment to ensure the you are working in a safe manner.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This training will allow hand held power tool operators to have the knowledge how to perform daily safety checks, blade safety and correct use of the tools. You can select three tools to undergo training. Normally we ask you to bring your own handheld power tools so they can be checked during the training and you will have hands on training on your own tools.

We can condense this into a toolbox talk on site see pricing option.

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

If you have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any doubts about your fitness to use hand held power tools, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using hand held power tools, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.

This course can be delivered at your premises or on site if this is more convenient for you.

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COURSE DURATION

Half Day

No. of Candidates

Minimum - 4

Maximum - 6

We can deliver a condensed version as a tool box talk on site for up to 10 candidates. Cost £495.00.

COURSE cost

£99

MANUAL HANDLING

This course is for those who have to manually handle loads or supervise manual handling of loads in the workplace. It conforms with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 MHOR and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, PUWER 1998.

 

We will explain how manual handling is a drain on resources to the employer and potentially a risk to the operative who has to perform manual handling.

 

By completing this training, you will understand the necessity of risk assessment and method statement, good posture and ergonomic working practices. If you have particular handling devises to assist manual handling we will ensure all candidates understand it`s safe use.

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COURSE COVERS

  • The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 AMMENDED 2002 (MHOR).
     

  • Employer duties.
     

  • Employee duties.
     

  • Hierarchy of measures to reduce the risks of manual handling.
     

  • Risk assessment/Method statement.
     

  • Back to basics video.
     

  • Practical lifting session.
     

  • Daily inspection and recording of inspection of lifting accessories.
     

  • Possible dangers of not attaching lifting accessories and loads properly.
     

  • Storage, transportation and maintenance of lifting accessories.
     

  • Practical demonstration and candidate testing on setting up a lift.
     

  • Understanding of the employer and employee responsibilities, the regulations and standards involving harnesses and lanyards.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who have to manually handle loads in the workplace or supervise manual handling in the work place.

You have to be reasonably fit to undergo a manual handling course, if in doubt please discuss this with your employer.

Employers have a legal obligation under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 MHOR to make a sufficient and suitable assessment of the risk to employees from the manual handling of loads. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations require an employer to carry out a risk assessment on all manual handling tasks that pose an injury risk.

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

We can carry out this training at your premises or on site if that is more convenient.

COURSE DURATION

Half Day (Depending on number of candidates)

No. of Candidates

Minimum - 4

Maximum - 12

COURSE cost

£95

SKID STEER course

This course is for those who drive Skid Steer machines or supervise the use of Skid Steer machines. This course meets the standard of training to satisfy the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, PUWER 1998.

 

We will explain how to perform pre-use safety checks using a check sheet, full function checks and practical training with a driving test.

 

By completing this training, you will understand the necessity of risk assessment and method statement, the safe use of Skid Steer machines and be able to work in a more efficient manner.

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  • Why we perform Skid Steer Training.
     

  • Daily walk around and function checks with the use of a check sheet.
     

  • The importance of recording and reporting any defects. 
     

  • The provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations PUWER 1998.
     

  • Hierarchy of measures to reduce the risks of collision with people and equipment.
     

  • Risk assessment/Method statement.
     

  • Practical driving session.
     

  • Possible dangers of not attaching lifting accessories and loads properly.

COURSE COVERS

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who have to drive Skid Steer Machines in the workplace or supervise the use of Skid Steer machines in the work place.

You have to be reasonably fit to undergo a skid steer course, if in doubt please discuss this with your employer.

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.

We can carry out this training at your premises or on site if that is more convenient.

COURSE DURATION

Half Day (Depending on number of candidates)

No. of Candidates

Minimum - 6

Maximum - 12

COURSE cost

£39

Discount available based on numbers please contact us to discuss numbers.

Powered Pallet truck

This course is for those who drive or operated powered pallet trucks or supervise the use of powered pallet trucks. This course meets the standard of training to satisfy the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations, PUWER 1998.

We will explain how to perform pre-use safety checks using a check sheet, full function checks and practical training with a driving test.

By completing this training, you will understand the necessity of risk assessment and method statement, the safe use of powered pallet trucks and be able to work in a more efficient manner

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COURSE COVERS

  • Why we perform powered pallet truck.
     

  • Training Daily walk around and function checks with the use of a check sheet.
     

  • The importance of recording and reporting any defects.
     

  • The provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations PUWER 1998.
     

  • Hierarchy of measures to reduce the risks of collision with people and equipment.
     

  • Risk assessment/Method statement.
     

  • Possible dangers of not attaching lifting accessories and loads properly.
     

  • Practical driving session.

WHO CAN ATTEND

This course is for those who have to drive powered pallet trucks in the workplace or supervise the use of powered pallet trucks in the work place.
 

You have to be reasonably fit to undergo a powered pallet truck course, if in doubt please discuss this with your employer.
 

It is the employer`s responsibility to ensure their employees are trained on the safe use of work equipment. Provision and use of work equipment regs PUWER 1998.
 

We can carry out this training at your premises or on site if that is more convenient.

COURSE DURATION

Half Day (Depending on number of candidates)

No. of Candidates

Minimum - 6

Maximum - 12

COURSE cost

£39

Discount available based on numbers please contact us to discuss numbers.

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