vehicle banksman

Vehicle Banksman

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Vehicle Banksman training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & Practical Session
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any persons who are required to carry out vehicle banksman duties safely on construction sites this course will provide participants the underpinning knowledge and skills to safely and successfully marshal vehicles by using nationally recognised signals from HSE Publication L64

Course Contents

  • Codes of Signals & verbal communication
  • Management of vehicles through risk assessment
  • Identifying the Hazards & considerations for vehicle movements
  • When reversing cannot be avoided
  • Traffic routes & vehicles and their loads
  • Example site traffic management plan
  • Banksman duties and recognised signals
  • Radio communications and practical radio use
  • Safe working practices checklist

Are you new to construction work and looking for other Health & Safety courses, check out our range of courses now!

power tool safety training

Power Tool Safety

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Power Tool Safety training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment. PUWER also places responsibilities on businesses and organisations whose employees use work equipment, whether owned by them or not.

PUWER requires that equipment provided for use at work is:

  • suitable for the intended use
  • safe for use, maintained in a safe condition and inspected to ensure it is correctly installed and does not subsequently deteriorate
  • used only by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training
  • accompanied by suitable health and safety measures, such as protective devices and controls. These will normally include guarding, emergency stop devices, adequate means of isolation from sources of energy, clearly visible markings and warning devices
  • used in accordance with specific requirements, for mobile work equipment and power presses

Power Tool Safety

Who Should attend this course
The course is aimed anyone who is required to use Power tools during the course of their work, to ensure safe use and thus preventing injury

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation applicable to power tools
  • Pre use inspection of tools
  • General safety precautions
  • Hand arm vibration
  • Accessories and attachments
  • Particular tools (specified by client)
  • Grinders, drills, saws, etc

Are you new to construction work and looking for other Health & Safety courses, check out our range of courses now!

pat testing

PAT Testing

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Portable Appliance Testing (PAT Testing) training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  Full Day
  • Open Course Price:  £150.00 +VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory and Practical
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

PAT Testing Training

Who should attend this course
This is  a one day course  specifically designed for the individuals who are going to be responsible for carrying out the PAT Testing.

Course Content

  • Legislation (HASAW, PUWER, Electricity at Work)
  • IEE code of practice
  • Classes of electrical equipment
  • Types of test
  • Methods of testing
  • In service testing
  • Combined inspection & testing
  • Recording of testing
  • Frequency of testing
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Practical assessment
  • Written assessment

Are you new to construction work and looking for other Health & Safety courses, check out our range of courses now!

Risk Assessment training

Risk Assessment & Method Statement

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Risk Assessment & Method Statement (RAMS) training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
This course is aimed at managers, supervisors, safety representatives or any other person with the responsibility of documenting risk assessments and method statements.

Course Contents

  • Overview of relevant legislation to include sections of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Risk Assessment and examples
  • Documenting method statements from risk assessments
  • Practical exercises

Are you new to construction work and looking for other Health & Safety courses, check out our range of courses now!

Manual Handling training

Manual Handling

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Manual Handling training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend manual handling training?
Any persons who are required to manually handle any object from building materials on site, to reams of paper in an office environment.

Manual handling risks can be found across all kinds of workplaces – on farms and building sites, in factories, offices, warehouses, hospitals and while making deliveries. Heavy manual labour, repetitive handling, awkward postures and previous or existing injuries or conditions are all risk factors for developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Work may also make worse an injury which was not caused at work, such as a sports injury. There is more advice on MSDs on the HSE website

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Manual handling accidents & statistics
  • Common injuries
  • Costs
  • Assessment
  • Loads
  • Individual capability
  • Task
  • Environment
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Manual handling equipment

Are you new to construction work and looking for other Health & Safety courses, check out our range of courses now!

Ladder Use

Ladder Use & Inspection Training

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Ladder Use & Inspection training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Any person who uses ladders and or stepladders at work to gain access for limited periods of time

Ladder Use & Inspection Training

Course Content

  • When Ladders are appropriate to use
  • Ladder checks
  • Stepladder Checks
  • Bad practice and falls
  • Ladder types and classifications
  • Safe Use
  • Transporting
  • Inspection
  • Erection/footing/lashing
  • Using stand off’s
  • Maintenance and storage

Are you new to construction work and looking for other Health & Safety courses, check out our range of courses now!

IPAF Harness Use & Inspection

Harness Inspection and Use

At Safety Training Solutions, we can arrange Harness Inspection & Use courses at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory & practical Assessment
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)
  • If you/your employer are a CITB Levy Payer, a CITB Grant Payment of £60 per person will be applied for on completion of this course. More information of this can be found on the CITB Website-Harness Use & Inspection

Who Should attend this course
To provide training and information for persons who are required to wear a body harness, in the section of harness and lanyard, pre use inspection and correct fitting.

Course Contents

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Work at height
  • Standards
  • Harness and lanyard inspection
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Donning harnesses
  • Anchor points
  • Types of lanyards
  • Safe use
  • Care of the equipment
  • Recording
  • Rescue Planning

Looking for an industry accredited Harness Awareness, User or Inspection Qualification? Book onto one of our IPAF Accredited Harness courses now!

havs training

Hand & Arm Vibration (HAVs)

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Hand & Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)  training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

    • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
    • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT per person
    • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
    • Maximum Delegate: 12
    • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
    • Prerequisite:  None
    • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
    • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)
    • If you/your employer are a CITB Levy Payer, a CITB Grant Payment of £60 per person will be applied for on completion of this course. More information of this can be found on the CITB Website-Hand Arm Vibration in Construction

Who Should attend this course
To provide training and information for persons who are or may be exposed to vibration during their working day from using Hand held power tools to make them aware of the possible side effects on their circulatory system.

  • HAVS is preventable, but once the damage is done it is permanent.
  • HAVS is serious and disabling, and nearly 2 million people are at risk.
  • Damage from HAVS can include the inability to do fine work and cold can trigger painful finger blanching attacks.

Hand & Arms Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Training

Course Content

  • What is HAVS
  • When is vibration hazardous
  • Health effects of vibration
  • Symptoms
  • Jobs and tools that produce a risk
  • Measuring vibration
  • Assessing the risks
  • Estimating exposure
  • Controlling the risk
  • Health Surveillance

View our full range of Health and Safety Training Courses

fire warden training

Fire Warden

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver monthly Fire Warden training courses throughout the year at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
All persons at work who have been nominated in the role of fire Warden/Marshall

Fire Warden Training

Course Contents

  • Role of the fire Warden/Marshall
  • Evacuating a building
  • Fire safety signs and alarms
  • Fire safety checks
  • Role call
  • What is fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • Smoke and fire spread
  • Classes of fire
  • Classes of extinguishers
  • Fire Scotland Act
  • Selecting the correct extinguisher
  • How to use various types of extinguisher
  • Liaising with emergency services
  • Assessment questionnaire

View our full range of Health and Safety Training Courses

fire extinguisher training

Fire Extinguisher Training

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver Fire Extinguisher training courses throughout the year at our centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. Alternatively, we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

  • Course Duration:  3.5 Hrs
  • Open Course Price:  £95 + VAT
  • Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
  • Maximum Delegate: 12
  • Delivery Method:  Classroom Based Theory
  • Prerequisite:  None
  • Assessment:  Multiple Choice Test  Paper
  • Certification:  Each successful delegate will receive a Certificate of Training  (valid for 3  years)

Who Should attend this course
Under government legislation, all employees are required to take adequate fire safety training, regardless of the industry they work in.

Fire Extinguisher Training

Course Content

  • What is Fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • Smoke and fire spread
  • how to eliminate or minimise this risk of Fire
  • Classes of fire
  • Classes of extinguishers
  • Fire Scotland Act
  • Selecting the correct extinguisher
  • How to use various types of extinguisher
  • How to inspect an extinguisher

View our full range of Health and Safety Training Courses