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PASMA - Towers with Cantilever

Course Details

Cantilever Towers - PASMA courses

Course Description

1  day course, lasting a minimum of 6 hours 

Start Time: 8am 

​Price: £190.00 + VAT per person

Who will benefit from this course:
Personnel who will be responsible for the assembly, dismantling, alteration, moving and inspecting of mobile access towers with cantilevers 

Learning Objectives: 
How to safely assemble, use, dismantle and relocate a standard configuration of a mobile access tower with a cantilever, taking into account the principles of counterbalance calculations for the use of kentledge in cantilever applications 

Instruction both in theory and practical sessions 

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

Suitable head/footwear/eye/glove protection during the practical session. Hard hat, preferable with chin strap 

Course content: 
Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting working at height with access towers; PASMA Code of Practice; Product Standards EN 1004:2004 and BS1139 Part 6:2014; assembling, altering and dismantling towers incorporating current best practice for fall protection; inspection of completed mobile access towers with cantilevers and completion of Tower Inspection Records; hazards affecting the use of towers with a cantilever 

Instructor delegate ratio: 
Maximum of 1:8 

Venue requirement: 
A suitable classroom to accommodate 8 delegates for the theory session and an indoor/outdoor area with a minimum free height of 6 metres are prerequisites 

Supporting Documents: 
A course content and notes booklet and a copy of the current PASMA Code of Practice will be issued to all delegates who attend the course 

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

Literacy, Fitness & Health: 
(Extract from the PASMA Code of Practice) 
Since the safe use of mobile towers requires that you consult safety notices and read and thoroughly understand the manufacture’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 or psychiatric illness. 
If delegates have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any If delegates have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any attention of their employer.  This need not preclude them from using mobile access towers, provided their employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures, to take account of any difficulties they may have.

Qualifications & Experience: 
You must hold a current PASMA ‘Towers for Users’ PhotoCard and have a good working knowledge of working at height


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