Excavator as a Crane Excavator as a Crane December 20, 2015 simonlong By simonlong December 20, 2015 In Courses, Cranes & Lifting Please be aware that you must already hold a recognised excavator operator’s card to enable you to add this category to your remit. Course Overview Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities. Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular Harness / Fall Arrest to be used. Be able to locate, identify and explain Safe Working Loads, Lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges. Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category. Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads. Identify any overhead / proximity hazards. Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing, placement zone with the Slinger / Signaller. Ensure Excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift. Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner, ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement. Environmental considerations. Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures. Course Duration Novice Refreshers Experienced Worker Assessments Days 2 1 1 Candidates 4 4 6 simonlong More by simonlong Share000 0 0 Comments (0) Leave a reply Click here to cancel the replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.