High standards underlined as BJB adds accreditation

By Grimsby Telegraph | Posted: 6 Jun 2018

MATERIALS handling equipment specialist, BJB Lift Trucks, has become a member of PASMA, the trade association representing the mobile access tower industry in the UK.  

The Grimsby-based company has met the strict criteria for membership of the association, founded in 1974, which champions safety and best practice when working at height.

Peter Harvey, director, said: “We are delighted to have been accepted as a member in the registered training centre category and appreciate the hard work put in by our training department to achieve this accreditation which is in addition to our existing IPAF, ITSSAR and RTITB accreditations.  

“It demonstrates to our employees and customers alike that we are a serious, professional company determined to identify with the high standards, aims and aspirations of the lead trade body in its field.”

Read more: BJB on the right ‘IPAF’ with training milestone

As a result, BJB Lift Trucks is now authorised to deliver PASMA training, nationally recognised and respected as the gold standard when it comes to erecting, using, moving and dismantling towers in accordance with the working at height regulations.

Successful candidates, who must pass a written and practical tests, receive a PASMA certificate of competence and a photo card.

A founder member of the Access Industry Forum, PASMA’s membership and influence has grown through the expert and dedicated involvement of its member companies.  Training, operational safety and technical developments are just some of the key areas in which the work of the association is ongoing.

BJB Lift Trucks now offers a range of PASMA courses including Towers for Users and Work at Height, which dovetail nicely with their wide range of IPAF, ITSSAR and RTITB accredited courses.  For more details visit www.bjblifftrucks.co.uk.

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