Estate Maintenance, Machinery & Equipment

We offer the training courses for the following:

Abrasive Wheels

Bench mounted and Handheld Electrical and Engine Driven

Why do I need training?
Training is a legal requirement. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that abrasive wheels are operated only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use. If you are self-employed, the regulations still apply.

What do the courses cover?
In these courses you will learn:

  • How to operate your abrasive wheel safely and look after the machine
  • How to get the best results
  • The regulations governing the use of such equipment
  • Protective clothing
  • The relevant regulations
  • Awareness of hazards
  • Characteristics of an abrasive wheel
  • The marking system
  • Handling and storage
  • Inspecting wheels
  • Performing a ring test
  • Speed and speed conversion
  • Identifying components
  • Mounting an abrasive wheel
  • Adjusting the work rest
  • Truing and dressing an abrasive wheel
  • General safety awareness

Sit astride ATVís including loads and trailed equipment

Training is a legal requirement. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that ATVs are used only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use, including towed equipment and attachments. If you are self-employed, the regulations still apply.

Why do I need training?
Training is a legal requirement. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that abrasive wheels are operated only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use. If you are self-employed, the regulations still apply.

What does this course cover?
In these courses you will learn:

  • Use of manufacturerís handbook
  • Protective clothing
  • Transmissions and Drives
  • Controls and Instruments
  • Daily Checks/Re-Fuelling
  • Start/stop procedure
  • Steering
  • Emergency Stop
  • Risk Assessment/Route Planning
  • Failed Hill Climb techniques
  • Ascent/Descent/Traversing
  • Complex riding situations
  • Limits of towing trailers/implements
  • Loading capacities
  • Causes of accidents/how to prevent them
  • Daily Checks on all equipment
  • Loading of racks/hitching up trailers
  • Assessment of riding/hitching/loading

Duration - Duration 1 or 2 days depending on experience

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