Appointed Person Crane
Duration: 5 Days
Max Number of Delegates: 6
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for personnel who will need to write lift plans, method statements and supervise the lift when required.
To provide the necessary information, instruction and training in order for delegates to perform the function of Appointed Persons for Lifting Operations.
Classroom based and practical planning and group participation.
Courses are run nationally 6 days a week. For further information fill out the form below.
On completion of the course, delegates will be conversant with the principles and practices of Lift Planning in order to be appointed to perform the function of Appointed Persons under British and International standards.
- Statutory Requirements:
The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974:
Section 2, General duties of employers
Section 7 & 8, General duties of employees
Powers of the Inspectorate
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Regulations 1998 (An overview)
The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment
Regulation 7 – Marking of Lifting Equipment
Regulation 8 – Organisation of Lifting Operations
Regulation 9 – Thorough Examination and Inspection
Regulation 10 – Reports and Defects
Regulation 11 – Keeping of Information
- British Standards:
BS7121 Part 1 General 2006: Safe Use of Cranes
BS7121 Part 3 Safe Use of Mobile Crane
Managing the Lifting Operation
Planning the Lifting Operation
The Role of the Lift Planner
Basic Lifts – Standard Lifts – Complex Lifts
The Role of the Crane Supervisor
- Mobile Crane:
Slinging to a Mobile Crane
Duty Charts for Mobile Cranes
Working with Duty Charts
Positioning of a Crane to Move a Load
- Practical Planning:
Planning the lifting operation
Establishing weight and centre of balance
Inspection of load to be lifted
Selection of method and equipment
Safe route planning
Load lifting and movement
Job Completion Procedure
- Risk Assessment & Method Statements:
Identification of Risks
Compiling risk assessments.
Compiling method statements/sequence of
Controlling the lifting operation following the
sequence of events in the method
- Delegate Assessment:
Writing a complete lift plan including full risk assessment and method statement.