The maintenance workshop is an area where there are a number of heavy vehicles, such as trucks, that require repair and upkeep. Workers in the workshop are exposed to several hazards on a daily basis.
This course trains around typical risks that occur when working in a maintenance workshop servicing trucks and heavy mobile equipment. Pinch points, isolations, working at height and safe manual handling are key hazards.
Workers use powered hand tools, compressors, jacks and stands, welding equipment, and oils and chemicals, on a regular basis. The safe operation and handling of this equipment and hazardous materials are a key focus.
At the completion of this course learners will:
- Learn how to apply the Safety Hierarchy of Controls to address workplace hazards.
- Learn how to safely lift an object to avoid manual handling injuries.
- Understand line of fire risks when operating systems and equipment under pressure, such as air hoses.
- Understand working at heights risks to avoid falls from height.
- Understand the importance of wearing personal protective equipment.
- Understand that they must never walk or work under a suspended load.
- Recognise the need to successfully screen all hot works to prevent injury for others in the work area.
- Understand the dangers in a workshop with equipment that is regularly moving in and out of the area.
- Learn bout how to protect their hearing when working in noisy areas.
- Understand how to prevent line of fire risks and to isolate and test for dead before commencing work.
- Learn the importance of correctly blocking and chocking the wheels of power mobile equipment to prevent unintended movement.
Course length: 30 mins (10 x 1-minute animated and subtitled videos + short answer assessments)
- Includes a panoramic scene and hazard spotting game
- Certificate of completion
- In-depth Reporting
- Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
- Optional pass rate
- All content can be customised
- Pause and resume function
Available in English and French.