PASMA, the international not-for-profit association for the mobile access tower industry. Representing the interests of manufacturers, suppliers, specifiers and users, it provides and oversees the industry standard training scheme and is a major publisher of safety-related knowledge, information and guidance.

Working at height

This half day course is designed to cover the essential points for those working at height. It provides vital information about the use of mobile access towers, plus an insight into the use of all forms of access equipment as represented by the member organisations of the Access Industry Forum (AIF).

Course Length:½ Day course

Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height

Learning Objectives

To enable an individual to effectively comply with their duties under the Work at Height Regulations

Low Level access

This half day course is intended for users of low level access equipment (< 2.5m) made from prefabricated tower components, such as folding step units and folding tower units. The course gives an overview of regulations, legislation and product standards and covers current best practice, inspection of low level access units and hazards to be avoided in depth.

Course Duration: ½ Day course, lasting a minimum of 3½ hours 

Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with low level access units, PASMA Code of Practice, Publicly Available Specification, assembling, altering and dismantling low level units incorporating current best practice for fall protection, inspection of completed low level units and completion of Tower Inspection Records; hazards affecting the use of low level units 

Learning Objectives

How to safely assemble, dismantle and relocate low level access units without risk of personal injury to the delegate or others

Towers for managers

A ‘must do’ course over one day for managers and supervisors responsible for overseeing the work of operatives on site. It is designed to ensure that when working at height using mobile access towers work is properly planned and organised and that those involved on site are competent and properly trained.

Course Duration: One day course, lasting a minimum of 6 hours

Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with mobile access towers, PASMA Code of Practice, a look at assembling, altering and dismantling mobile access towers incorporating current best practice for fall protection, inspection of completed mobile access towers and completion of Tower Inspection Records; hazards affecting the use of mobile access towers

Learning Objectives

To learn about current legislation, regulations and guidance affecting work at height using mobile access towers

Towers for users

PASMA’s flagship course, attracting in excess of 60,000 delegates a year, is aimed at personnel who will be responsible for assembling, dismantling, moving and inspecting mobile access towers when using 3T or Advance Guardrail (AGR) systems

Course Length: 1 day, lasting a minimum of 6 hours

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting working at height with mobile access towers, PASMA Code of Practice; Product Standards EN 1004:2004, assembling, altering and dismantling towers incorporating current best practice for fall protection, inspection of completed mobile access towers and completion of Tower Inspection Records; hazards affecting the use of mobile access towers and how to avoid  

Learning Objectives

How to safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower without risk of personal injury to the delegate or others