The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), requires that any employee who uses work equipment must be adequately trained for the purposes of health and safety. The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency required to carry out the pre-use inspection and safe and correct use of gas powered nailing equipment in the workplace.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course the trainee will be able to identify defects, which is the purpose of the inspection to discover, and to have a basic understanding of the safe and correct use of gas powered nailing equipment. This course will also cover the basic requirements of the: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Personal Protective Equipment Regulations (PPE Regulations), The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH Regulations), The Control of Noise at Work Regulations and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

Who the course is aimed at:

The training is intended to benefit individuals, supervisors and managers of gas powered nailing tools in the workplace.

Course Contents:

  • Statutory Instruments & Standards
  • Principals of operation
  • General safety, including PPE
  • Fuel cells
  • Battery cell and charger
  • Loading and operation
  • Adjusting the depth guide
  • Clearing fastener jams
  • Disassembly, cleaning and testing
  • Written Test Paper
  • Practical Sessions / Appraisals

Training Method:

This is a Half Day (08:45 – 12:30) classroom based course, with assessments. Delegates will be required to complete a written test paper, strip the tool for cleaning and load and fasten nails/brads into timber. This course is suitable for users of Paslode IM250 / IM350 Nailers.

What our students have to say

Great course. Graham, the instructor was very informative and the course had all then relevant content and information.

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Thom Edward

August 2019

Very good company to get specialised training. Good instructor, good classroom and study paperwork’s.

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Rafael De Nadai

August 2019

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