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For NPORS CSCS Route the candidate must have passed a valid CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for operatives (OPS) within the last two years

NPORS Lorry Loader N107 Course Objectives

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator

Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook and other sources of information, regulations and legislation applicable to the particular machine to be used

Be able to locate and identify the major components of the vehicle and loader crane and explain their functions

Be able to locate and identify all operating controls and explain their functions

Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements

Configure the vehicle and loader crane ready for travel

Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas

Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area

Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting duties

Correctly deploy the stabilisers according to stated manufacturer’s specifications

Comply with all requirements for rated capacity indicator / limiter or load moment indicators

Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads to be used

Carry out lifting operations using the full capabilities of the loader crane

Position loads accurately at designated locations including onto and from the vehicle

Identify, fit and remove various attachments and lifting accessories as appropriate

Minimise load swing and ensure load security on the vehicle

Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures