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The Old Quarry
Great Elm
Frome, Somerset
BA11 3NW
01373 464395
07595 847580

Lorry Loader


Lorry Loader
August 22, 2016 simonlong
In Cranes & Lifting

Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook and regulations and legislation applicable
  • Locate and identify the major components and operation controls of the vehicle and loader crane
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Correctly deploy the stabilisers according to stated manufacturer’s specifications
  • Comply with all requirements for rated capacity indicators or load moment indicators
  • Carry out lifting operations using the full capabilities of the loader crane
  • Position loads accurately at designated locations
  • Identify, fit and remove various attachments ad lifting accessories as appropriate
  • Minimise load swing and ensure load security on the vehicle
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Course Duration

Novice Refreshers Experienced Worker Assessments
Days 2 1 1
Candidates 3 3 4