Vehicle Mounted Platforms
Ratio: 1 Machine : 4 Trainees : 1 Instructor
Duration: 1 Day
To train experienced operators in the safe handling of the Vehicle Mounted Platform.
Operators will receive Vehicle Mounted Platform training on the following elements:
2.1 Their responsibility under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974
2.2 Safety rules and regulations
2.3 Safe use of harness
2.4 Pre-shift checks
2.5 Basic training
2.6 Theoretical tests
On completion of training on a Vehicle Mounted Platform, operators will have an understanding of:
3.1 Their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act
3.2 Safety rules and regulations
3.3 The importance of pre-shift checks.
On completion of training on a Vehicle Mounted Platform, operators will be able to carry out the following to the required standard.
4.1 Pre-shift checks
4.2 Correct use of harness
4.3 Start & stop the power unit
4.4 Travel forwards and in reverse using all gear radios and all ranges where applicable.
4.5 Operate all controls safely and sympathetically.
4.6 Prepare / set up the machine to carry out normal work
4.7 Carry out normal work tasks safely and efficiently.