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PASICO GHANA CONDUCTS INTERNAL THEORY TRAINING FOR OUR CIT INSPECTORS AND TRAINERS, IN GHANA

Pasico Ghana, a subsidiary of Paterson Simons, recently conducted internal theory training for our CIT Inspectors and Trainers in Ghana. This training was the ISO 17020 Conformity assessment, covering: Requirements for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection and Inspection and Thorough Examination of Equipment, as well as the ISO 17024 Conformity assessment, covering: General…
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SUCCESSFUL TRAINING FOR A MAJOR MINING GROUP IN WEST AFRICA CONTINUES

Our training for a major mining group in West Africa continues. This training is conducted through Pasico’s Certification, Inspection and Training Division (CIT). Pasico Ghana is a subsidiary company of Paterson Simons. We will be conducting various operator training ranging from Rigger, Mobile Crane, Scaffold, Working at Height, Confined Space, Forklift and Manlift Training for this mining group, over…
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SUCCESSFUL TRAINING FOR A MAJOR MINING GROUP IN WEST AFRICA

We recently carried out practical and theory training for a major mining group in West Africa, in early 2023.  We will be conducting various operator training ranging from Rigger, Mobile Crane, Scaffold, Working at Height, Confined Space, Forklift and Manlift Training for this mining group, over a 6-month period. This is to enhance best safety…
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FORKLIFT TRAINING FOR THE US EMBASSY IN ACCRA

We recently carried out Forklift Training for the US Embassy in Accra, in February 2023. The Forklift Training covered practical and theory modules. Forklift Theory Training by Pasico’s Certification, Inspection and Training Division (CIT). Unplanned accidents can cause major disruption both in terms of equipment downtime and unbudgeted repair or replacement capital expenditure. Frequent training of…
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REFRESHER TRAINING FOR PASICO’S CIT DIVISION

The work of Pasico’s Certification, Inspection and Training Division [CIT] is centred on standards based knowledge. It is vitally important for the team that they keep abreast of changes in international standards in equipment design, particularly as regards to safety as well as industry best practice. To ensure our inspectors and trainers work to the…
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What a difference a harness makes?

Two contrasting stories appeared in our news feed this month and provide a stark and valuable lesson in the simple, life-altering use of a harness when using a man bucket or work platform. In 2015 in Richmond, Virginia tree felling business owner Mike Witt (45) fell five meters when a tree top he had been…
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