Crane Lift Supervisor
Duration: 3 Days
Max Number of Delegates: 6
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for personnel who supervise the lift and follow lift plans for routine and non-routine lifts.
To prepare personnel for their duties as a crane supervisor.
Pre Course Requirements
To attend this course all delegates must have at least 2 years lifting experience and be a qualified Slinger Signaller
Classroom based and practical exercises and group participation.
On completion of the course delegates will be viewing or reviewing:
- Their statutory requirements
- The requirements of BS7121 Pt. 1:
2006, BS7121 Pt. 2-3 and 2-5 2012
- The planning and control of lifts
- The science of slinging
- The control of lifting accessories
- 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
LOLER & PUWER regulations
- British Standards:
BS7121 Pt. 1: 2006 Safe Use of Cranes:
BS7121 Part 3: 2000 Safe Use of Mobile
Managing the Lifting Operation
Planning the Lifting Operation
The Role of the Crane Supervisor
Basic, Standard and Complex Lifts
- Types of Lifting Accessories:
Slings – chain, wire, fibre
Basic Visual inspection of lifting accessories
- Science of Slinging:
The effect of Sling Angles
The basic methods of slinging
Choice of accessory to suit SWL
Configurations and methods of rating slings
Weight assessment – centre of gravity
Method statements and detailed plans are normally completed by the Appointed Person. Crane/Lift supervisor should have a good understanding of the requirements of content of the method/risk assessments.
Risk Assessment and method statements
Registers and test certificates
Course Open Forum and Summary
Delegate Assessment and Feedback
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