IPAF – Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

  • May 31, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

IPAF 3A & 3B Scissor lift & cherry picker: 1 day

The IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) Training programme was developed by leading industry professionals and is certified by TUV as conforming to the international Standard ISO 18878:2004 Mobile Elevating Working Platforms – Operator (driver) Training.

Delegates will receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence) it is issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to Platform Operators who successfully complete a Training Course at an IPAF – approved Training Centre. The PAL Card is recognised across industries as proof of Platform Operator Training to the highest standard.

Aim:

To instruct an Operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWP’S and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operators Licence.

Objectives:

At the end of the course the operator will:
• Be aware of the relevant health and Safety Regulations
• Be aware of accident prevention and control
• Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection
• Be aware of the need to refer to the Machine operating manual
• Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

Theory:

The Operator should know:-

• The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work.

• The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine

• The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation.

• Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering as a minimum anchorage points in platforms, Harness standards, explanation of fall arrest, lanyard types, harness inspection, use and correct fitting, rescue procedures, current recommendations (HS(G)150, HSE & IPAF

 

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