The light vehicle maintenance workshop is similar to many other service workshops. The maintenance workshop is an area where light vehicles 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 with a particular focus on pinch points, isolations, line of fire and working at height.
Workers use powered hand tools, compressors, jacks and stands, welding equipment, and oils and chemicals, regularly. The safe operation and handling of this equipment and hazardous materials are a key focus in this training.
At the completion of this course learners will:
- Learn how to apply the Safety Hierarchy of Controls to address workplace hazards.
- Learn how to store and safely handle chemicals, clean up spills and dispose of waste.
- Learn how to safely lift an object to avoid manual handling injuries.
- Learn how to work with electric power tools and ensure they are not faulty to cause being caught up or electric shock.
- Learn how to safely store tools in designated storage areas.
- Learn how to safely operate a press to ensure their hands are protected at all times.
- Understand working at heights risks to avoid falls from height.
- Understand line of fire risks when operating systems and equipment under pressure, such as air hoses.
- Learn how to avoid slips and trips by conducting regular housekeeping activities and wearing slip-resistant footwear.
- Learn about physical and mental fatigue and how body stressing can lead to manual handling injuries.
- Understand the impact of working in extremely hot or cold conditions can have on the body when manually handling materials.
Course length: 30 mins (12 x 1-minute animated and subtitled videos + short answer assessments)
- 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.