Safety Training FAQs
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.
Can I open a course for one person if no open courses are suitable for when I'm looking for?
Yes, this can be organised to take place 2 weeks onwards from the date of booking. We also provide last minute training availability across the UK. Follow us on Twitter for daily updates and for 10% discount on all open courses listed.
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