Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

IPAF Training Course on Loading and Unloading

By Czeslawa Wakefield Subscribe to RSS | July 10th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



There are many aspects to work-at-height environment tasks or projects. It is not just about scaffolding and machineries which raise the platforms to reach the different heights in the project. One of the more obscure but equally important aspects of work-at-height projects is the loading and unloading tasks such as securing and unloading the relevant materials for transit.

There would be heavy materials and equipment which are required at the work site for the project; these would most probably be transported by road to the work site. They would need to be unloaded carefully to avoid damage, breakage and losses so that there would be enough materials for the project to be successful.

At the end of the project, there may be machineries, tools and heavy equipment which would be required to be transported back to their origins; some of these may be rented or leased. Hence, careful transportation is required through the careful loading of these items.

Course Objectives

There are several achievable objectives by candidates at the end of this IPAF training course. The candidates would be made aware of the latest safety and health regulations and legislation; they would be knowledgeable about accident prevention as well as control measures. Candidates would also be alert to the needs and responsibility of good protection over all work related equipment by considering the appropriate safety load to perform the loading and unloading procedures correctly.

The course objective also includes equipping the candidates with the right identification of machineries to be loaded into the suitable transportation vehicle that would be legal on the highway.

Course Content

The course is power packed with the dissemination of the latest regulations; road traffic act, HSWA 1974, risk assessment, management regulations 1999, LOLER 1998, PUWER 1998, road vehicles regulations 1986 (for construction and use), approved codes and safety practices.

The course would help candidates identify vehicle types such as small vehicles, trailers, 7.5 ton flatbeds, LGV 2-axle, 3-axle, 4-axle of varying tons and tractors.

It is important to identify vehicle load capacities in this IPAF loading and unloading course where risks can come on; hence, a proper risk assessment to identify potential hazards is crucial. A simple but effective loading calculation on axles is essential in this course to reduce or eliminate loading risks.

The course would also cover securing measures using chains, straps, fasteners and tie-down points. Unloading works include considerations of overhead cables, ground conditions, obstructions, type of machines, ramps, method of unloading and use of forklifts.

Last but not least, practical sessions would be available in this IPAF training course.

Czeslawa Wakefield - About Author:
We are UK leading Provider of IPAF training courses. Astra Safety Training provide you with accredited powered access courses. Proficient trainers choose the best training for your current requirements.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/education-articles/ipaf-training-course-on-loading-and-unloading.htm

Related Education Articles Subscribe to RSS

Complete your CPA continuing education easily with interactive CPE courses
Published by Editor123 on May 2nd 2012 | Education
According to the rules, 80 hours of CPE should be completed with each 24 month renewal period to sta...
 
Learn more about Distance learning courses
Published by Aarti Vime on May 18th 2012 | Education
Before actually enrolling for an online distance course, there are various factors which must be con...
 
Become a good trainee mortgage adviser by CeMAP training
Published by Shijina on March 2nd 2012 | Education
If it is your intention to embark on a career as a mortgage advisor and be successful and earn fabul...
 
Choose any drop to study from the ocean of courses available online!
Published by Rita on March 27th 2012 | Education
Life is always about excelling in the career with the respected and prestigious name which is mostly...
 
University MBA courses online are first choice of professionals
Published by Roger Pointing on December 7th 2011 | Education
Online MBA courses from some reputed university have become very popular with students particularly ...
 
Working of Physics, Biology and French A2 Revision courses
Published by Richard Riddell on January 27th 2012 | Education
All of our revision courses; A2 revision course, Physics revision course, biology revision course, ...
 
Why Correspondence courses are so Popular among the Career Aspirants
Published by Rogar Mur on January 9th 2012 | Education
This article will let you know about the importance of the correspondence courses for the career asp...
 
Select the right online university for distance learning courses
Published by Steve on January 11th 2012 | Education
If you are planning to go for distance learning education programs, you must make sure that you are ...
 
Summer training your dress rehearsal for tomorrow
Published by Ashutosh Kaushik on June 11th 2012 | Education
Summer training covers all those important facets which are required during job in public or private...
 
Photography courses in London are a great way to learn how to use your camera properly.
Published by Mary Porter on June 17th 2012 | Education
They have their own impressive studios where they will teach you about exposure, focus, colour and c...
 
Different types of training and their needs
Published by Ashutosh Kaushik on July 2nd 2012 | Education
Training is a very vital mien of our lives. Because for working with perfection, one must be trained...
 
SEO training for a much comfortable entry in the industry
Published by Ashutosh Kaushik on July 16th 2012 | Education
One of the biggest dreams of today's youth is to have career with a ever growing growth rate....
 
Online CPR courses and first aid training
Published by Julia Bennet on December 30th 2011 | Education
We cannot even begin to think about how important it can be to know how to perform mouth-to-mouth re...
 
We provide you the best web training on white card courses
Published by Coloprilreview on December 1st 2011 | Education
There is one very big advantage of a white card; that is there is no running out on the White Card L...
 
Job oriented ERP training institute in Behala
Published by Asitava Bose on January 11th 2012 | Education
As this software has such kind of functional activities this software is gradually becoming famous i...
 
Workshop training toronto
Published by David on June 10th 2012 | Education
Customer service and training programs in sales are our specialty. For over 15 years we customize an...
 
Embedded system training for career growth in electronics
Published by Ashutosh Kaushik on June 25th 2012 | Education
Every electronics engineering (b.tech) students must prefer training companies over training institu...
 
Java training for better understanding of android
Published by Ashutosh Kaushik on June 23rd 2012 | Education
Java and android goes hand in hand. Students must learn java before android.
...
 
Eminence of enrolling for business administration courses via online
Published by Aarti Vime on June 7th 2012 | Education
In order to flourish in this hyper competitive world, one needs to be completely updated with busine...
 
Advance your Career Prospects through the Distance MBA courses
Published by Rogar Mur on January 25th 2012 | Education
Read this article to know about the various positive aspects offered by the distance learning univer...