Safe Use of Hoist
Duration: 1 Day
Max Number of Delegates: 6
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for personnel who will be lifting loads using a hoist.
To teach operators to safely sling loads and to use chain hoists.
Classroom based and practical exercises and group participation.
Courses are run nationally 6 days a week. For further information fill out the form below.
On completion of the one day course, operators will know:
- Their statutory duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- The correct procedure for using hand and electrically operated hoists
- Safe methods of slinging
- The importance of weight and centre of gravity in relation to the safe working load of the lift tackle
- Statutory Requirements:
On completion of the one – two day course,
operators will know: Their statutory duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
The correct procedure for using hand and electrically operated hoists
Safe methods of slinging
The importance of weight and centre of gravity in relation to the safe working load of the lift tackle
- Introduction to Slinging:
Types of slinging available Correct use of slings
- Methods of Slinging:
Choice of equipment to suit SWL
Angles of lifts
Configuration of slings
Centre of Gravity
- Hoist Types:
Identification of equipment
Mode of Operation
Practical Hoist Operation / Slinging
Practical Assessment & Theoretical