CPA publication on forward tipping dumpers

CPA publication on forward tipping dumpers

Here’s a publication on staying safe when operating forward tipping dumpers. It’s an essential read for any new or experienced dumper operator for some useful guidance on how to stay safe. CPA Operational Safety Guidance: Staying safe when operating forward tipping dumpers It includes the following sections: Pre-work knowledge Preparation Travelling and manoeuvring Being loaded Transporting a load Discharging a load On completion of work Preparing to and completing work Working safely and with others Operating requirements Stability and overturning Planning and supervision Dumper selection Informing others During use and after use Thanks to CPA for their work in producing this highly useful...
Excavator training: want to develop your earth moving skills?

Excavator training: want to develop your earth moving skills?

Excavator training… are you looking for a course? ACOP Group have a series of excavator courses and you will find one tailored to your ability coming in 2017 and beyond. We have three different types of course for you to choose from: 10-day courses if you are a complete beginner 5-day courses for you are semi-experienced and/or an ‘improver’ 1-day theory revision and a test if you’re an experienced operator looking to gain the CPCS qualification Our full list of courses is...

Suspended loads telehandler training – ACOP meets high demand

We have seen a surge in tests for the new CPCS A17E (suspended loads) category. This category is for existing telehandler card holders that work with hook attachments and travel with suspended loads. The CPCS technical test involves a shortened theory test. You can find the questions here (Word doc). The questions relating to the lift chart are now a mandatory section. There is also a practical test which involves lifting a variety of loads with a hook attachment and working alongside a slinger/ signaller. Other training categories are available, including questions. If you would like some more information on training or to book a test, please get in...