IPAF—Loading & Un-loading

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  • Course length: One or two days depending on machine category
  • Combination of theory and practical training
  • Applicants must hold a PAL Card or MEWP Operator licence

Loading, transportation, and unloading of plant machinery are vital logistical activities across many industries including powered access and construction. However, analysis of accident data reveals too many people are injured during the process of these activities. IPAF’s Safe Loading & Unloading course examines how these accidents occur and critically, how to prevent them to en- sure safe and effective best practice.


The course incorporates a highly interactive theory element followed by an short test, and a focus on practical training with assessment of hands-on skills.


Anyone who will be loading or unloading heavy plant machinery including MEWPS, dumpers, ex- cavators, telehandlers etc. Applicants must hold a current PAL Card or MEWP operator licence.


• To safely load, unload and secure plant machinery onto a suitable vehicle using appropriate equipment ready for transportation on a public highway
• To link methods of work to legal requirements
To identify associated hazards & apply effective control measures to prevent accidents

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