AIM 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.
Pre-Requisite Knowledge of the environment in which the participant performs his/her duties.
Course Duration 2 days.
Maximum Number 8 persons.
Training Aids Lecture notes, audio-visual presentation, demonstrations and practice.
Assessment Written test.
Certification On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a LEEA 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
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