Duration: 1 Day
Max Number of Delegates: 6
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Who Should Attend?
The course is designed for personnel who will need to give directions to the crane operator who has limited visibility using signals and also understand the Lifting operation.
To teach the operator to safely sling loads and give correct signals to the Crane Operator.
Classroom based and practical exercises and group participation.
On completion of the one day course, the operator will know:
- Their statutory duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- The importance of sling angle in relation to safe working load
- The importance of weight and centre of gravity in relation to the safe working load of the lifting tackle
- Signalling codes for slingers
- Statutory Requirements: The Health and 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 Regulations 1998 (An overview)
- British Standards:
BS7121 Pt. 1: 2006 Safe Use of Cranes
BS7121 Part 3: 2000 Safe Use of Mobile Cranes
Managing the Lifting Operation
Planning the Lifting Operation
The Role of the Crane Supervisor
Basic, Standard and Complex Lifts
- Introduction to Slinging:
Recognition of damaged parts
Examination and Inspection
Correct Use of Slings
Methods of Slinging
Use of Charts
Angles of Lift
- Load Movement:
Positioning of load in relation to slinger
Job Completion Procedure
- Design for Lifting:
Choice of Equipment to suit SWL
Centre of Gravity Calculation
- Signalling and Communication:
Choice of signals
Courses are run nationally 6 days a week. For further information fill out the form below.