Lifting Equipment & Lifting Accessories Inspections (1 day)

LIFTING EQUIPMENT & LIFTING ACCESSORIES INSPECTION COURSE (LIFTING GEAR INSPECTION)

AIM
The aim of the course is to ensure that staff are capable of undertaking inspection of lifting and slinging equipment.

Pre-Requisite
Knowledge of lifting and slinging equipment is required.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
8 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, handouts and practical demonstrations.

Assessment
Written test and practical demonstration.

Certification
On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of the course the delegate will:

  • Be aware of current legislation and safety regulations as they apply to lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Be able to understand the identification and correct use of lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Be able to recognise visual defect and/or weakness of lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Be familiar in methods of control, maintenance and storage of lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Be capable of implementing the criteria for the rejection of faulty lifting equipment and lifting accessories.

COURSE SYLLABUS

Legislations

  • Health & Safety At Work Act 1974
  • LOLER & PUWER
  • Management of Health & Safety At Work Regulations 1992

Statutory Requirements

  • Registers and records of inspection for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Test certificates

Inspections

  • Recognition of visual defects and weaknesses in lifting equipment and lifting accessories and the effect on the SWL of same
  • Implementation of the criteria for rejection of faulty lifting equipment and lifting accessories

Lifting Equipment and Accessories

Understanding the usage and possible defects in:

  • Chains
  • Wire rope
  • Synthetic slings
  • Fibre ropes
  • Shackles
  • Eyebolts
  • Beam clamps
  • Plate grabs
  • Chain hoists
  • Hooks
  • Wire rope winches
  • Beam trolleys
  • Rigging screws
  • Jacks

Proof Lead Test and Safety Factors on Lifting Equipment

Store Keeping

  • Safe handling and storage of lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Re-cap and general discussion

End of Course Assessment Test