Work Platforms for Lift Trucks

Course Syllabus

Ratio:            1 Machine     :         6 Trainees     :         1 Instructor

Duration:       1 Day – 3 trainees am – 3 trainees pm (must have lift truck licences, prior to course)

1. Aim

To train experienced operators in the safe handling of the attachment (platform).

2. Elements

Operators will receive training on the following elements:

2.1      Their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974

2.2      Their responsibilities under HSE Guidelines PM28 4th Edition

2.3      Safety rules and regulations

2.4      Pre-shift checks

3. Knowledge

On completion of training, 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.

4. Skills

On completion of training, operators will be able to carry out the following to    the required standard.

4.1      Pre-shift checks

4.2      Attach working platform

4.3      Able to allow personnel to enter cage and operate safely.

4.4      Operate all controls safely and sympathetically.

4.5      Prepare / set up the machine to carry out normal work

4.6      Carry out normal work tasks safely and efficiently.