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360 Mini Digger Aim The aim of the course is to provide selected delegates with underpinning knowledge and practical ability to operate 360? mini-diggers safely within their working environment and to have successfully undertaken and passed the appropriate operator tests in accordance with an accrediting body recognised by the Health & Safety Executive , e.g. ITSSAR etc. Regulations Covered Health and Safety at Work Law Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 Provision Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Construction, Design and Management Regulations 1994 (If applicable) Any other relevant regulations ACOP-HSG L1117 Course Content / Aims and Objectives ?Theory and Practical Skill Instruction Trainees will have an understanding of course aims and objectives. Have a clear understanding of their responsibilities under Health and Safety Law and other relevant legislation. Trainees will have an understanding of the safety rules applicable to operating 360? mini-diggers within their workplace. Introduction to the machine, characteristics of the main components etc. Identify and comply with the operators / manufacturers handbook. Control(s) familiarisation and their functions, types of buckets and techniques. Daily pre-use checks and re-fuelling procedures. Set the machine for travel. Travel and operate the machine in confined areas. Travel over different levels of terrain, including undulating ground. Trenching, back-filling, levelling and marking out. Excavating medium and shallow excavations. Use of the blade (if fitted), orientation of the forwards and reverse controls. Grade, spread and level; different types of terrain. Place the machine in an out of service condition. Recognise compacted and un-compacted areas. Conditions that may cause instability of the digger. Safety procedures when working near un-supported edges. Safety procedures when operating on inclines. Attaching and Un-attaching different types of bucket. Unloading and loading from a transport vehicle. Occupational dermatitis. Pre-use checks test. Multi and Open choice theory test. Practical test. Instructors Courses are carried out by our fully trained and nationally accredited instructors with the training being of a high quality standard throughout. Location of Training Training can be delivered on-site and off-site depending on customer requirements; training delivered off-site will be more advantageous to the trainees as the training can be specific to their workplace activities. Equipment Must be in sound working order, efficient state and of good repair when being used for training off-site and to be made available when required for the practical aspects of the training, ideally in an area away from the normal day to day work activities. Achievement Measurement The training is carried out in accordance to an Nationally Accredited Standard and includes both theory and practical assessments leading to a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion as endorsed by the Health & Safety Executive.

360 Mini Digger Aim The aim of the course is to provide selected delegates with underpinning knowledge and practical ability to operate 360? mini-diggers safely within their working environment and to have successfully undertaken and passed the appropriate operator tests in accordance with an accrediting body recognised by the Health & Safety Executive , e.g. ITSSAR etc. Regulations Covered...

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