Slinger / Signaller

The aim of the course is to:

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in slinging loads and guiding cranes.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator
  • Select, attach and detach appropriate lifting tackle
  • Direct the actions of a crane moving loads by giving clear signals to ensure safety of personnel and plant
  • Determine the serviceability of tackle and how to maintain and store it correctly
  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & other current relevant legislation

Who do we recommend attends the Course?

All personnel required to operate as a Slinger Signaler.

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises covering:

  • An introduction to the Construction Industry
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Other current relevant regulations
  • Code of signals to BS7121
  • How to calculate safe working loads
  • Effects of varying the angles of multi-leg slings
  • Hazards associated with crane operation and how to avoid them

Course Duration – Depending on Accreditation & Experience

Certification – CPCS, NPORS, STS Group In-house Certification

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