At Know-How Training & Consultancy, we provide a range of health and safety training courses, and consultancy services within different industries such as construction, manufacturing, retail and healthcare. As part of our range of courses, we offer PASMA courses throughout the UK.
Our PASMA courses include those regarding using a tower on stairs, or cantilever towers. These courses are designed for those who use towers for work and have a good knowledge base for working at height. The Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association, otherwise known as PASMA, is the recognised focus and authority for mobile access towers, with our courses designed to follow the PASMA code of practice, and CITB Levy-approved.
The course for using a tower on stairs covers the necessary legislation, regulation and guidance. You will learn about assembling the towers, as well as altering and dismantling. It will cover inspection rules, and hazards regarding the use of towers on stairs. The course for using cantilever towers covers the to safely assemble, use, dismantle and relocate a mobile access tower with a cantilever. Covering similar areas to the previously mentioned course, it focusses on the use of cantilevers, which are long projecting beams or girder that is fixed at one end, typically used for the construction of bridges.
If you’re looking for PASMA courses near you, feel free to get in touch with our team to book a PASMA course of find out more. Based in Liverpool, we will be pleased to help you with any queries you may have for us about PASMA Courses or any other services.
Who should attend?
This mobile tower scaffold training course is ideal if you regularly use, supervise or manage the use of prefabricated mobile access towers.
- Regulations and Guidance affecting working at height with access towers, PASMA Code of Practice; Product Standards EN 1004:2004; BS 1139 Part 6
- Altering and dismantling towers incorporating current best practice for fall protection
- Inspection of completed access towers and completion of Tower Inspection Records
- Hazards affecting the use of towers on stairs.
This course is CITB Levy approved.
Literacy, Fitness & Health:
(Extract from the PASMA Code of Practice)
Since the safe use of mobile towers requires that you consult safety notices and read and thoroughly understand the manufacturer’s instruction manual, literacy and language comprehension are important requirements for any tower user. Similarly, since the assembly and use of mobile access towers can be physically demanding, users should be physically fit and in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, fear of heights / vertigo, giddiness / difficulty with balance, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness.
If delegates have any problems with literacy or language comprehension or have any If delegates have any problems with literacy or language comprehension or have any attention of their employer. This need not preclude them from using mobile access towers, provided their employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place adequate measures, to take account of any difficulties they may have.
Qualifications & Experience:
You must hold a current PASMA “Towers for Users” PhotoCard and have a good working knowledge of working at height.
A PASMA Certificate and PhotoCard will be issued to successful delegates who complete the Theory and Assessment sessions at the level they attend the course which has a five year validity period
For booking call us on 0151-933-0905
1 Day Course
PASMA Tower for Users