PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers' and Manufacturers' Association) training is a type of training that provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely assemble, dismantle, move and inspect mobile access towers.PASMA training is aimed at individuals who use, supervise, manage or instruct the use of mobile access towers. The training is designed to ensure that individuals are aware of the risks associated with using mobile access towers and are competent in their use.
PASMA training is usually delivered in a classroom setting, although practical elements may be included. Successful completion of the training results in the issue of a PASMA certificate, which is valid for five years.
It is important to note that the training provided by PASMA is not a legal requirement, but it is often a requirement of employers and site managers. Furthermore, it is strongly recommended that anyone involved in the use of mobile access towers receives appropriate training to ensure their safety and the safety of others.
The primary objective of each PASMA training course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to safely assemble, use, inspect and dismantle mobile access towers.
PASMA offers different types of training courses to cater to the different needs of users, supervisors, managers and instructors of mobile access towers. These courses cover different types of mobile access towers and other prefabricated units used to work at height.
Some of the PASMA training courses available include:
PASMA Towers for Users: This course is aimed at individuals who use mobile access towers as part of their work.
PASMA Low Level Access: This course is aimed at individuals who use low-level access units, such as podium steps and folding towers.
PASMA Towers on Stairs: This course is aimed at individuals who need to use mobile access towers on stairways.
PASMA Towers for Managers: This course is aimed at individuals who are responsible for managing the use of mobile access towers.
PASMA Combined Towers and Low-Level Access: This course is aimed at individuals who use both mobile access towers and low-level access units.
Each PASMA training course covers a range of topics specific to the type of mobile access tower or prefabricated unit being used. The courses are designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely at height, reduce the risk of accidents and comply with relevant health and safety regulations.