The purpose of this standard is to train candidates in the hire sector in operating, demonstrating basic operation, and selecting accessories for generators and Lighting Towers assets.
Generators (petrol & diesel powered) and Lighting Towers - festoons and flood
Nomenclature - names of different types & components of Generators and Lighting Towers
Equipment operational checks - select the correct PPE, employ safe lifting techniques and follow manufacturer safe start up and operation procedures to check full functionality of all power sources - generators and lighting towers plus controls, switches and gauges/warning systems, stabilising and mast raising/lowering systems for lighting towers
Legislation - Section 6 of the Health and Safety at Work Act - companies have broad responsibilities for the safety of the products they hire out. This includes (so far as reasonably practicable) pre-hire testing and inspection to ensure continued safety, and the provision of information.