Industrial Safety & Plant Operator Training

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Industry Training

Health & Safety Courses

We offer a range of General Health and Safety courses

Manual Handling

This course is suitable for anyone who has to lift, carry, pull and push at work.  Please wear sensible clothing. We suggest you have flat shoes with a non-slip sole as you will be completing practical tasks during the course.

Teaches; Hazard identification, Kinetic methods and Manual Handling, The dangers of careless and unskilled handling methods, The functions of the spine and the muscular system, The effects of lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying the load, with emphasis on harmful postures and movement, The use of mechanical handling aids, Factors affecting manual handling/load/individual, person/ environment/ task.

Abrasive Wheels

This course is designed to meet the requirements for training suitable for the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998) for safety in the use of abrasive wheels.

Teaches: Safe working procedures; The abrasive wheels regulations and HSE advisory literature; Methods of marking abrasive wheels; Correct storing, handling and transportation of abrasive wheels; Inspection and testing of abrasive wheels; Determining when wheels need replacing; Balancing of abrasive wheels; Methods of dressing wheels; Correct adjustment of rests.

Refresher Training: We recommend that delegates with an inconsistent use of abrasive wheels take refresher training every 3 years minimum & Consistent users every 5 years.

Slinging and Signalling


Teaches; Legal H & S Requirements of P.U.W.E.R, L.O.L.E.R & the H&SW Act, Types of Slings, Slinging Best Practice, Terminal Lifting Tackle, Selection & Inspection, Duties of Banksman/Signaler, Weight Assessment, Hand Signals (BS7 121), Methods of Slinging and Working with Cranes.

To book a forklift training course at your premises please call us on 0845 862 8662 or email bryce@rasstraining.co.uk