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PASMA Combined Low Level Access & Towers for Users

This PASMA Combined Low Level Access & Towers for Users training course provides delegates with both the Towers for Users and the Low Level Access qualifications.

Who will benefit from this course?

Anyone who may work from low level access units and standard mobile access towers.

Duration

1 Day, lasting a minimum of 7 hours.

Learning Objectives

How to safely assemble, dismantle, and relocate low level access units and standard mobile access towers without risk of personal injury to the delegate or others.

Delivery Method

Instruction both in theory and practical sessions.

Assessment

Closed book course with a pass mark of 80% in both theory and practical’s.

Personal Protective Equipment Required to Attend

Suitable head / foot protection and gloves during the practical session.

PASMA Combined Low Level Access & Towers for Users Course Content

Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting working from low level access units and standard mobile access towers, PASMA Code of Practice, BS 8620, assembling, altering and dismantling, incorporates current best practice for fall protection, inspection of both low level and standard mobile access towers. Tower Inspection Records; hazards affecting the use of units & platforms.

Instructor Delegate Ratio

Maximum of 1:8

Supporting Documents

A course content and notes booklet and a current Code of Practice booklet will be issued to all delegates who attend the course.

PASMA Certification/Award

A PASMA PhotoCard and Certificate will be issued to successful delegates who complete the theory and assessment sessions at the level they attend the course which has a five year validity period.

Literacy, Fitness & Health Statement

Since the safe use of mobile access towers requires that you consult safety notices and read and thoroughly understand the manufacturer’s instruction manual, literacy and language comprehension are important requirements for any tower user.

Similarly, since the assembly and use of mobile access towers can be physically demanding, users should be physically fit and in good health, and should generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, fear of heights, vertigo, giddiness, difficulty with balance, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence, including prescribed drugs or psychiatric illness.

You should also consider how the effects of extremes of temperature–heat and cold; lack of nutrition–fasting; and lack of water–dehydration, can impair your ability to work effectively.

If you have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, are pregnant, or have any doubts about your fitness to use mobile access towers, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using mobile access towers, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.

Qualifications & Experience Required

No formal qualifications or experience are necessary, but it would be beneficial if delegates had a basic understanding of work at height issues.

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