ITW Construction Products, manufacturers of Paslode and Spit nailing tools are offering operator training sessions for all professional tradesman and contractors using their Gas or PAT Nailing Systems. The free sessions provide on-site training and certification in the safe use and maintenance of all the company's fastening systems.

Trainers throughout the UK and Ireland train and certify around 14,000 contractors a year, helping to maintain standards and keep users up to date with fastening systems and the latest tools. Any training certification is valid for two years, after which a refresher course must be taken.

"Safety is of paramount importance to us," explained Tom Warve, Marketing Manager at ITW Construction Products. "That's why we offer free of charge, on site training and certification to end users in the safe use of all of our powder and gas tools."

The on-site training sessions also ensure that employers meet the Provision And Use Of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), which stipulates that any equipment provided at work, must be used only by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training.

For more information about operator training for Paslode and Spit tools contact the customer services team on 0800 652 9260.