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Scissors Lift Training

Course Aim

To give the course participants the knowledge and skills needed for the safe and effective operation of a Scissors Lift

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Course Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Carry out Driver Daily Checks
  • Recharge safely
  • Assist in battery maintenance
  • Operate the truck in a safe and correct manner
  • Operate the truck in a more effective and efficient manner reducing damages and injuries
  • Understand Load Safety and stability principles
  • Recognise dangers and hazards associated with the use of Lift Trucks
  • Understand Load Capacity in relation to both Lift Trucks and Industrial Pallet Racking

Course Contents

  • The Law – Statute law and Rider Operator code of practice
  • Daily Inspections – Performance and Documentation
  • The Stability Triangle and Load Stability
  • Safe Operation Techniques
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Charging and Batteries Safety
  • Hazards and Danger recognition
  • Immediate actions in response to Tip Over
  • Harness awareness program

Assessment/Certification

The course will consist of both theoretical and Practical exam.

The successful candidate will be issued with an RTITB certificate which is valid throughout Ireland and the UK.

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