CPCS Lorry Loader (Hook, Clamshell, Clamp)

CPCS (Construction Plant Competent Scheme) Courses

Lorry Loader (Hook, Clamshell, Clamp)

Theory Training includes the following subjects:

  • Principles and aims of health and safety at work
  • Employee’s duties and responsibilities under law
  • Safety signs
  • Dealing with hazards
  • Accident prevention and control
  • Selection and use of personal protective equipment
  • Handling plant-related harmful substances
  • Operator Roles and responsibilities
  • Operator preparation for work
  • Machine Travelling and manoeuvring
  • Setting up for work
  • Working tasks
  • Completing work
  • Shutdown procedures
  • Machine handbooks

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Practical Training covers:

  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use of the operator’s handbook, other information sources, Approved Codes of Practice and legislative documents
  • Pre-use, start, running checks and close-down procedure
  • Configuring the loader and carrier for site and road travel
  • Operator documentation, certificates, method statements, lift plans, duties charts etc
  • Manoeuvring the lorry loader progressing to confined spaces
  • Loader configurations and set up
  • Lifting accessories
  • Lifting loads
  • Responding to signals and instructions
  • Placing loads accurately including loading of vehicles
  • Integrity and security of loads, lifting and transporting on vehicles
  • How to stay within safe working parameters.

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