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The Old Quarry
Great Elm
Frome, Somerset
BA11 3NW
01373 464395
07595 847580

Plant Loader & Securer


Plant Loader & Securer
December 20, 2015 simonlong
In Courses, Transportation

Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operative in the industry
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used and relevant legislation.
  • Be able to identify different types of transport, explain their purpose, the major components, basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements .
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the loading, unloading area.
  • Ensure that the transporter is correctly configured in readiness for loading and unloading.
  • Explain hazards that may exist in the work area and how to avoid them, e.g. underground services, overhead power lines etc.
  • Agree a method of communication and use it.
  • Load or direct items of plant onto and off transporting vehicle.
  • Arrange and secure items of pant on transport vehicle ready for transport on the public highway.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

Course Duration

Novice Refreshers Experienced Worker Assessments
Days 1 1 1
Candidates 3 3 6

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