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PASMA Towers on Stairs

This course is designed for personnel who will be responsible for the assembly, use, dismantling, and inspection of standard configurations of mobile access towers on stairways without risk of personal injury or to others, using approved building methods.

There are both theory and practical sessions to complete and delegates on this course must have already successfully completed the PASMA Towers for Users training course.

This 1-day training course can be delivered at your chosen premises, for a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 delegates for £145+VAT per person.

We can also offer this course at centres all over the UK for the same price.

What you will learn (click here for the course syllabus)

  • Work at height responsibilities of employers, employees and suppliers
  • Standards affecting the manufacture and use of stairway towers
  • Where to find crucial safety information
  • When it’s safe to use a stairway tower, and when it’s not
  • Carrying out pre-use checks and post-assembly inspections on stairway towers
  • The components used in a stairway tower
  • Assembling and dismantling a stairway tower using 3T and AGR
  • Good practices for the safe use of stairway towers
  • Accessing a platform safely
  • Moving a stairway tower
  • The components used in a stairway tower
  • Identifying hazards in the work environment
  • Avoiding personal health hazards

Assessment: Delegates must complete a closed book theory and practical test with an 80% pass in both parts.

Equipment Required

Personal Protective Equipment: Suitable head / footwear / eye/ glove protection is required during the practical session. Hard hats with chin strap is preferable.

Venue Requirements: A suitable classroom to accommodate up to 8 delegates and an indoor/outdoor practical area, with a minimum free height of 6 metres and a suitable staircase in which to build the tower. THSP do not provide this equipment.

Pre-requisites: Literacy and language comprehension are important and anyone attending should be physically fit and in good health.

Certification: On successful completion of this course each delegate will receive an electronic PASMA certificate and ID card valid for five years.

To book this course, email or call 03456 122 144