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A-Plant Announces New Training and H&S Initiatives

At Health & Safety 09 A-Plant Focuses On Customer Training And Health And Safety

A-Plant, one of the largest plant and tool hire companies in the UK, will be launching new customer training and health and safety initiatives on the company's Stand No 84 at the Health and Safety 09 Exhibition, taking place from 24th - 25th February 2009 at Sandown Park, Esher in Surrey. The stand reflects the company's substantial and continual investment in the Health and Safety market, ensuring that A-Plant stays at the forefront of industry practice and certification.

The opening of the new National A-Plant Customer Training Solutions Centre in Nottingham is a major theme of the company's stand and is supported by a new training brochure promoting the variety of courses that the company can provide for customers. A-Plant's commitment to supplying products that reduce hand arm vibration (HAV) will be underlined with the launch of a new free booklet providing information on the latest practices, guidelines and products designed to reduce HAV. The Health and Safety 09 Exhibition also marks the publication of the new updated version (issue 3) of the very successful A-Plant Site Safety Pack, a free copy of which customers and visitors can pick up by visiting the stand.

The new A-Plant Customer Training Solutions Centre has been established as a complementary value added service to A-Plant's market-leading equipment rental service. To complement this A-Plant have been named as an Accredited Training Provider by NPORS and are proud to be recognised with an accreditation to ensure the safety and comprehensive training of all its staff and customers.

The training courses available are designed to enable companies within the construction, manufacturing, water, medical, health, process, service and allied sectors to comply with ever-changing industrial, health and safety and other legislative demands. As well as a wide range of high quality Health and Safety training programmes, A-Plant's Customer Training Solutions Centre offers courses in connection with Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels, Working at Height, Safety Harness Awareness, Fall Arrest, Driver Load/Unload, Site Safety Awareness and many others, all detailed in the Training Brochure available on the A-Plant stand at Health and Safety 09.

A-Plant is an accredited IPAF and PASMA Training provider delivering accredited and certificated PASMA Mobile Access Tower Training and IPAF Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Operator, Demonstrator and Harness Training. All the programmes available at the Customer Training Solutions Centre in Nottingham can also be delivered at customer sites anywhere in the UK.

HAV can be a significant health risk wherever powered hand tools and other vibrating equipment are used for significant lengths of time. The new booklet from A-Plant defines good practice to reduce vibration risk for employees in the industries served by the company and offers advice on alternative methods in a bid to reduce the risk.

Information on HAV is also included in the 60-page Health and Safety handbook that forms part of the new version of the A-Plant Site Safety Pack. The pack is designed to help site workers understand ever evolving Health and Safety legislation and guidelines. The new comprehensive pack includes folders, window stickers and a variety of posters ranging from Dust control and Noise Control, to Working at Height.