Slinger Signaller

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 21 Feb
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Varis Training

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COURSE DURATION

1 Day Refresher / Experienced Worker Assessment (EWA)

RATIO OF INSTRUCTORS TO TRAINEES

1 instructor to 6 trainees Experienced Worker Assessment

FOR WHOM THE TRAINING IS INTENDED

All Personnel involved in Slinging and Signalling operations using Cranes and Hoists

THE AIM OF THE TRAINING

To conform to the requirements of:

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Health & Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996.
  • BS 7121
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Plus other relevant legislation.

THE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course the Candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements of the Regulations.
  • Identify & explain relevant information relating to lifting accessories and match certification.
  • Ensure that the area of operation is suitable for lifting activities.
  • Estimate weights and centres of gravity.
  • Select appropriate lifting accessories for different types of loads.
  • Sling various loads including balanced, unbalanced and loose.
  • Guide various loads and place accurately including to and from confined and ‘blind’ areas.
  • Carry out lifting according to given instructions.
  • Use different forms of communication.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Return lifting accessories to storage.
  • Recognise different types of lifting accessories and their applications.

ASSESSMENT

  • Examination – Theory test.
  • Practical – Demonstration of skill.

This course is approved by the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme and successful completion is recognised by the issue of a NPORS Card or Varis Training Cetification.