Hand Held Equipment Training Course

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Hand Held Equipment training course, can be provided for various tools on this one day course.

Ratio: 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 Day

To provide knowledge for working safely and efficiently in the work place or on site, and the procedures to ensure safe use of the equipment and hand tools training.

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Safety awareness covering PPE and working environment checks
Pre Operational checks
Correct selection of attachments/discs
Completion of a practical test
Removal and cleaning of guards and discs etc
End of shift checks

Saws, Hand held tools.

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session. Hand held tools for the candidates to be tested on, and materials to be cut etc.

Delegates will be expected to provide their own PPE.

Tools to be in good working order.

Certification & Validation

The Hand Held Equipment training course can now only be certificated by Kentra – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

NPORS registration for N701 Hand Held Equipment training course was withdrawn in December 2017. We can provide our unique NPORS course P725 Small plant and portable tools course as an alternative, if suitable.

hand held equipment training course

Our Small Plant and Portable Tools course, which was developed with NPORS is unique to Kentra, for a course syllabus just follow the highlighted link to the page on our website.

Vibration white finger may also be an issue due to the nature of these hand held machines, we offer HAV’s courses and more details are also available on our News page, which currently has an article on Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

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