lift awareness

Lift awareness training for persons responsible for lift management

Designed for people who are responsible for lifts and their maintenance and upkeep, this course gives an understanding of the technical, legal and practical knowledge to manage a lift portfolio.

Course outline

  • The employer’s and employee’s obligations under health and safety legislation.
  • Safety requirements regarding safe working on lifts, including risk assessment of machine rooms, landings and car tops.
  • Basic drive systems, safety operated systems and door operations of lifts installed on the site.
  • The relationship between the owner, the lift contractor and the insurance surveyor.
  • Establishing the life cycle of the equipment and assessing the short, medium and long term requirements for maintaining, repairing and replacing lift equipment.
  • How to formulate a meaningful lift maintenance contract.
  • How to monitor the performance of the equipment and the contractor.
  • Understanding the terminology used by contractors and surveyors.
  • Essential reporting and recording procedures to comply with legislation.

The course is held on the client’s site and is bespoke to the equipment installed on the site. A comprehensive manual is provided containing full written procedures and technical content covered by the course.

Lift awareness training
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