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Compulsory driver training at A-Plant

Plant and equipment hire company, A-Plant, has introduced compulsory training courses for all its drivers.

Part of the continuing health and safety drive at the company, the training is aimed at all sections of the business from targeted training for drivers delivering and transporting products, to induction courses for all general drivers, including fitters, sales people, administration staff and rental and depot managers.

All delivery drivers have attended a two-day driver loading and unloading course.

All the drivers and operators of vehicles fitted with cranes have also undergone the new Working at Height, Manual Handling and Safety Harness and Block training.

The courses consist of practical assessments and upon completion; the attendees receive certificates and driver ID cards for the training they have undergone.

All general drivers are also required to undertake the driver induction course, which are delivered in the form of workshops and cover transport procedures, legislation, hazard perception and practical driver assessments.

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