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.
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