Lifting and Slinging Training
This course provides delegates with a basic knowledge of lifting and slinging to enable them to carry out their operations in accordance with statutory requirements and without risk to health.
Course / Session Duration:
The course duration can be agreed per client but is usually one day with a maximum of 8 delegates. This course must be delivered onsite, with access to suitable lifting equipment and accessories for the practical elements of the course.
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 centre 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 standard
Lifting tackle inspection, maintenance, and storage procedures
This course is targeted at anyone who is required to use lifting equipment within their role.
Delegates will be required to take part in practical exercises throughout the day, trainer will use these exercises to assess competence. Delegates will also be required to complete a written knowledge assessment. Upon successful completion of this course and assessment certificates can be issued.