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Abrasive Wheels Training

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Abrasive Wheels Training

FITAC Certification valid for 3 years

Duration: 1/2 Day

Maximum Number: 12 per course

Location: Nationwide for group bookings

Course Content

Abrasive Wheel Training Introduction

Construction Site Safety Awareness

Health and Safety Legislation

Abrasive Wheel Selection

Wheel Storage

Wheel types and markings

Theoretical Examination

Practical Examination

Abrasive Wheel Selection – Testing and mounting of the new wheel

Cleaning, inspection, labeling, and recording.

Working at Heights Training

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Working at Heights Training

Our Working at Heights course is specifically designed to prevent falls in the workplace and ensure the safety of individuals working in areas such as roof works, scaffolding, ladders and more.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Course Content

Introduction

Legislation

Organisation, Planning and Risk Assessments

Selection and inspection of work equipment

Fall Prevention

Requirements for work platforms

Openings / Edge protection

Roof Work / Fragile surfaces

Fall protection

Collective measures

Individual measures

Requirements for use of ladders

Ladder safety

Care and storage of ladders

Hazardous Chemicals

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Hazardous Chemicals

This course is designed to give drivers a thorough understanding of the legislation pertaining to hazardous substances in a workplace, concepts of chemicals and their hazardous properties and characteristics.

Duration: 1/2 Day

Course Content

Legislation including the new REACH Regulation

Health effects and safe working levels

Classification of dangerous substances

Material safety data sheets (MSDS)

The use of PPE and spill kits

Spillage response exercise and recommended actions / procedures

Storage and handling of dangerous substances

Transportation of dangerous substances

Working in Confined Spaces

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Working in Confined Spaces

FITAC Certification valid for 3 years

To provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to meet the requirements of confined space rescue including the wearing of Escape Breathing Apparatus, Full Breathing Apparatus and Airline Breathing Apparatus.

Number of participants: 10 maximum per course
Duration: 2 Days

Course Content

Recognising Confined Spaces

Legislation

Hazardous Atmospheres

Equipment

Safe Systems of Work

Hygiene

Working Breathing Apparatus

Types of Breathing Apparatus

Respirator Rates

Safe Systems of Work

Working Breathing Apparatus Practical Exercise

Airline Breathing Apparatus (IF SPECIFIED)

Heavy Duty Training for Persons Working in Docks

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Heavy Duty Training for Persons Working in Docks

In early 2016, the HSA published a new code of practice guidelines for persons working in the docks and ports environment. This Code of Practice was written by the Health and Safety Authority in consultation with representatives from the Irish ports and docks sector.

FITAC can deliver specific training to sub groups within this area, based on the new recommendations of the HSA. Please drop us a line and tell us your area of expertises and we will tailor the H&S training and presentation to reflect your operations and daily business needs.

Scaffolding Training

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Scaffolding Training

SOLAS CSCS card & FITAC Certificate

To give candidates the knowledge to erect and dismantle a basic system scaffold safely in accordance with the statuary regulations and the manufacturer’s instructions for that type of scaffold.

Number of participants: 12 (minimum 3)
Duration: 7 Days

Course Content

Manufacturer’s Manual for the relevant scaffold

Relevant Legislation and Guidelines (C.O.P. TG20-13)

Method Statements and Risk Assessments

Manual Handling – best practices

Harness inspections

Scaffolding terminology and components

Inspecting materials, ground conditions and setting out

Erecting independent scaffolds, Towers and Birdcages

Bracing, Ties, Ladders, Ropes and Knots commonly used

Housekeeping

Following basic scaffold designs

Form filling regarding hand-over’s, checklists 1 & 2, GA3’s and scaff-tags

Theory preparation and revision

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