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Quick Hitch Awareness

Short description about the course aimed to convert.

  • 3 Year Expiry
  • On Site
  • 1 Day
  • 3 Maximum

Course Aim

To provide you with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to operatives who are required to attach or work with machinery that require the operation of quick hitch systems, working in the construction industry and allied environments.

Course Contents

Identify the Risks Associated with Quick Hitch Devices Perform the Operators Legal Duties Demonstrate Safe Working Practices Demonstrate Ability to Connect/Disconnect Attachments Demonstrate How to Conduct Visual Inspections Carry Out Maintenance of Quick Hitch Equipment Demonstrate the Appropriate Methods for Testing Connections Comply with Manufactures Specification of Use

Certification

Delegates are required to demonstrate their competence by passing three separate tests. The tests consist of a pre use check, associated knowledge test and a practical test of operating skills. Successful delegates will be awarded their Certificate of Basic Training which is valid for a period of 3 years.

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FAQ

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98 
  • Operators Safety code 
  • Re-charging of Diesel, Gas or Electric Counterbalance Forklift 
  • Pre-use checks 
  • Factors affecting stability 
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Counterbalance Forklift 
  • Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas 
  • Stacking at different levels 
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets 
  • Working in and out of racking with the Counterbalance Forklift 

Associated Knowledge Test (5 open and 20 multiple choice questions), Pre Use Test and Practical Test of Basic Operating Skills 

Max number of trainees: 3

A Certificate of Training and ID card will be awarded to successful delegates, the course is accredited by NPORS.

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