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Safe Use of Lorry Loaders (2 Day Novice)
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Course objectives:

To enable course members to understand:

  • The hazards arising from the use of lorry loaders & the precautions that should be observed
  • Their responsibilities under current legislation
  • How to use lorry loaders safely

Course Content:

  • Pre-operational checks
  • Current legislation, risk assessments & best practice
  • Area & site checks
  • Load safety
  • Safe Load Indicator
  • Loading & unloading
  • Attachments
  • Transportation
  • Load safety
  • End of shift checks
Safe Use of Lorry Loaders (1 Day Experienced/Refresher)
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Course objectives:

To enable course members to understand:

  • The hazards arising from the use of lorry loaders & the precautions that should be observed
  • Their responsibilities under current legislation
  • How to use lorry loaders safely

Course Content:

  • Pre-operational checks
  • Current legislation, risk assessments & best practice
  • Area & site checks
  • Load safety
  • Safe Load Indicator
  • Loading & unloading
  • Attachments
  • Transportation
  • Load safety
  • End of shift checks
Slinger/Signaller Course (1 Day)
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Course objectives:

To give course members the knowledge and awareness of Slinger/Signaller operations and responsibilities, as well as safe loading, restraint and unloading.

Course content:

  • Health & Safety
  • Legislation, Safe system of work, Risk Assessment
  • Slinging and Equipment operating principles
  • Pre and post use inspection/li>
  • Equipment identification
  • Lifting and Planning loads
  • Inspection and Identifying equipment
  • Prepare and move loads
  • Loading & Unloading safely
  • Hazards
  • Load shift and responsibilities
  • Types of restraints
Safe Use Of Hook & Skip Loaders
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Course objectives:

This course is disigned for those with experience wishing to undertake formal training in RORO & SKIP vehicles.  Loading / Unloading and driving in confined areas.

Course content:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Functions of the vehicle
  • Accident Statistics
  • Load Limits
  • Pre Operational Checks
  • Change in laden / unladen characteristics
  • Configuring the vehicle for use on roads
  • Hazzard Checks when collecting
  • Hazzard Checks when depositing
  • Identifying major components
  • Locating major components
  • Demonstrate work related tasks
  • Picking up various shaped containers
  • Depositing vararios shaped containers
  • Post work checks
  • Legalities
Load Security and Bridge Strikes (1 Day)
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Course objectives:

To give course members a good understanding of the theoretical, practical and safe use of Load security equipment and related Code of Practice

Course content:

  • Legislation
  • PPE
  • Introduction to Equipment
  • Pre-Operational Checks
  • Maintenance
  • Practical use of load lashings
  • Bridge strikes - theory and questions
Drivers Hours Tachographs and Road Transport Regulations
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Course objectives:

To give course members an understanding of the social environment of road transport, the rules governing it and to know the regulations governing the carriage of goods

Course content:

  • Legislation affecting Driver Hours
  • Daily Driving Limits (EC and Domestic):
    • Daily/Weekly/Reduced Rest
    • Breaks
    • Fortnightly Limits
    • Ferry Crossings
    • Exemptions
    • The Centre Field
    • Tacograph Record
    • Management
    • Penalties
  • Operator Licensing Enforcement:
    • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
    • Safety Inspections
    • Maintenance
  • Defect Reporting
  • Driver Licensing
  • Working Time
  • Safe Loading
  • Mobile Phones