sAFETY EQUIPMENT COURSES
safe digging and cable avoidance
Robust checks are required ahead of any digging works - regardless of being carried out in a country or urban environment. This course teaches participants how to check for underground cables and other services ahead of excavation work being carried out on a site.
high pressure watter jetting
Working with high pressure power washers is essential for cleaning drains, manholes and sewers. On this course you will be taught how to use jetting equipment safely and efficently, as well as how to identify hazards and how to avoid them.
Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998
Managers and supervisors who operate lifting equipment are invited to attend this course to familarise themselves with Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER). How to put legislation into practice, equipment inspections, and record keeping are also discussed.
how to use and care for ppe
Many industries use personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep their employees safe. This course is designed to teach delegates about the different kinds of PPE, how to wear them correctly and how to keep them in top condition.
provision and use of work equipment regs 1998
Equipment and machinery can be dangerous. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) lays out what procedures must be in place to keep staff safe. Delegates on this course will receive information on this legislation and the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Loler and puwer 1998
This dual course teaches the Lifting and Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER). Training looks at the aims of both sets of regulations and how to apply them to the workplace.
face fit testing
Equipment that uses a face piece must be tested to ensure that it fits the person who is intened to use it. An ill fitting face piece - like a mask - can allow dangerous gases or chemicals to leak in. Face pieces that are too tight can also cause problems. This course teaches users of such equipment how to carry out face fit testing.
safe use of abrasive wheels
Workers who use abrasive wheels in their trade need to know how to use and maintain them safely. On this course delegates will learn how to mount abrasive wheels, cut off saws and discs on machinery. How to inspect, service and store equipment is also covered.
Boyd Safety has developed this course to train those who are required to wear a safety harness in their line of work. Delegates will be taught how to wear a harness, safety checks and what to do in an emergency.
WORKING AT HEIGHTS SAFETY AWARENESS
Working at heights can be dangerous. This course provides trainees with an overview of working at heigh regulations. They will also look at the kind of equipment used, fall prevention, ladder safety and safe use of harneeses among other topics.