SLINGER/SIGNALLER AND CRANE BANKSMAN
To enhance skills, enabling staff to perform tasks using lifting and slinging components and equipment in a safe and correct manner and enabling delegates to perform crane hand signals to BS7121 standards.
Knowledge of the environment in which the participant performs his/her duties.
Lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, demonstrations and practice.
On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.
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At the conclusion of this course the delegate will:
- Have a working knowledge of all relevant current legislation relating to lifting and slinging and of general site and workshop safety standards.
- Be able to select and use chains and chain slings
- Be able to select and use synthetic slings
- Use ‘Safe Working Load’ Charts
- Have a working knowledge of Slinging and moving loads
- Be able to Signal a mobile crane using the correct hand signals
- Be able to calculate the weights and centres of gravity of loads and taking these factors into account of slinging and moving same
Practical Slinging and Operating – The Principle of Slinging
- Estimating the weights of various objects – the seen and hidden factors affecting the weights
- Selection of correct equipment
- Correct use of slinging angles
- Safe working load – correct sling angle
- Checking of slings
- Centre of gravity of the load
- Correct load distribution
- Accident prevention – precautions to be taken to prevent load slipping and safeguards against out of balance effects