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



August 23, 2016 simonlong
In Cranes & Lifting

Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working the industry and their responsibilities as a Slinger/Signaller
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, inform to relevant regulations and legislation
  • Be able to locate , identify and explain different types of lifting
    equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions
  • Be able to interpret and extract information on relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads
  • Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger/Signaller use
  • Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting, accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity
  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all out-of-service and securing procedures

Course Duration

Novice Refreshers Experienced Worker Assessments
Days 2 1 1
Candidates 3 3 6