New training courses available
As Europe's largest provider of working at height training, such as IPAF and PASMA courses, we are excited to launch a wider range of safety training courses to our customers.
Open courses are now running across the UK – for further information please complete the enquiry form on this page, or call our training team on 0845 601 1032.
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of abrasive wheels and associated hazards. This course complies with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) in the safe mounting of abrasive wheels and discs on portable machinery.
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of how to minimise the risk of injury to themselves and others by increasing awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace, and their outcomes.
|The Site Safety Training Scheme covers health and safety, welfare, environmental issues and legal responsibilities.|
|-||Site Management Safety Training Scheme (5 day course)|
|-||Site Safety Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (2 day course)|
|Various operator training available, including:|
|-||Forklift - Novice and Refresher|
|-||Counter-balance forklift truck/RT masted and reach truck|
|-||Telescopic materials handler|
IOSH Managing Safely
|Designed for safety management and associated legislation in the workplace:|
|-||Reviewing departmental safety systems|
|-||Implementing changes to make your workplace safer|
|-||Developing a safer working culture in your organisation|
It is estimated that 1.8 million people encounter asbestos regularly and most aren’t even aware. This training course will help people understand what asbestos is, the typical locations where it is found and how to work safely to avoid exposure.
Training in line with the ‘New Roads & Street Works Act’ including:
- - Street Works Units for Operatives
- - Street Works Units for Supervisors
- - Unit 10 - Signing, Lighting & Guarding
Confined Space Awareness
Covering awareness for low, medium, and high risk scenarios this training is for supervisors and managers of operatives who carry out work in confined spaces, and for operatives who may encounter confined spaces in their work.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What kind of safety training do you provide?
We offer a complete range of working at height training, including IPAF Operator, Demonstrator and Instructor courses. We also offer PASMA, IOSH, first aid, forklift driving and manual handling courses, plus a further range of complete workplace training.
Do I have to open an account to pay for training?
No, payment can be taken via credit or debit card over the phone.
Do I need training to use a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform)?
It is your employer’s legal obligation to ensure that the operator of the equipment is trained; this is stated in the follows Regulations:
- HSWA – The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)
- MHSWR - The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
- LOLER - The Lift Operating & Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998)
- PUWER - The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998)
- WAHR – The Working at Height Regulations (2005)
Nationwide Platforms recommends the internationally recognised IPAF courses which cover several levels of training for the safe operation of MEWPs.
For information regarding safety training please call us on 0845 6011032 or find more details on many of our courses