Course Duration:        1 day

Ratio:  1 Instructor: 6 trainees

Aim:  To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to be able to carry out racking checks and maintenance

Elements:   The course will comprise of theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:-

  1. Responsibilities under the health and Safety Law
  2. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  3. The Provisional Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  4. Records and Inspections
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Correct erection of racking

Knowledge: On completion of training trainees will have a theoretical understanding of the following:-

  1. Responsibilities under the Health and safety Law and relevant statutory legislation
  2. Identify Common causes of damage to racking
  3. Inspection of Racking
  4. Requirements for guard-rails, barriers and similar collective means of protection
  5. Records and Inspections of racking
  6. Daily inspections of racking

Skill: On completion of training the trainees will be able to:-

  1. Check and inspect Racking
  2. Complete pre use check sheets
  3. Complete racking inspections 6 monthly/12 monthly