Work Platforms (IPAF category 3a & 3b)
IPAF Training enables employers to comply with the “Working at Height Regulations 2005” (WAHR 05), Health & Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Sect 2 and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Regulation 9
The training ensures that those involved in work at height are trained and competent.
The training also helps operators to work more efficiently and productively. Successful trainees will receive a PAL (Powered Access Licence), valid for 5 years.
The PAL card details the equipment categories the holder has been trained to operate.
Instruction based on: I.P.A.F Guide to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Health & Safety Series Booklet H.S (G) 19
Course Duration: 1 Day
Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
Safe Operations and limitations of use.
Introduction to Mobile Elevated Work Platforms.
Introduction to specific machines.
Major component identification.
Starting / stopping the machine procedures.
Pre use function checks.
Check prior to road travel (self-propelled& trailer mounts).
Site condition and route planning.
Travelling the route and manoeuvring.
Setting the machine for work.
Basic operational practice including typical work applications.
Correct parking procedures.
Achievement testing / practical and verbal.
Course review and questionnaire.