Lifting & Slinging Course

Aims 

This course will enhance the existing skills of delegates, in performing tasks involving the lifting and slinging of components and equipment in a safe and correct manner.

Content

The course will cover the following areas:

  • Selecting and using chains and chain slings

  • Selecting and using wire rope slings

  • Using 'Safe Working Load' charts

  • Slinging and moving loads

  • Working with cranes

  • Calculating the weights and centres of gravity of loads and taking these factors into account of slinging and moving safely

  • Relevant current legislation relating to lifting and slinging and general site and workshop safety standards

  • Lifting tackle inspection, maintenance and storage procedures

Duration

1 Day

Certification

Delegates will receive a Certificate on successful completion of the course.