Basic Introduction to the Law, Safe Lifting Techniques and the Use of Overhead Travelling Cranes
The Delegates

Those identified who use and are responsible for the safe use of overhead travelling cranes, and have a basic understanding of crane and slinging techniques. Delegates must be over he age of 18, have a reasonable level of fitness, good eyesight, hearing ability and be able to judge distances.

The Aim

The aim of this training course is to train selected delegates in the safe use of overhead travelling cranes in their workplace.

The Course Content

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSW ACT)
The Provision & Use of Work Equipment Reg 1998 (PUWER)
The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Reg 1998 (LOLER)
Management of Health & Safety at Work Act
Elebia
Automatic
Hook

RWM Electric
Chain Hoists

Cranes
Wire Rope
Hoists

Electric Chain
Hoists

Weighing
Systems

Remote
Systems

Load
Limiters

Weighing
Systems

Electronic
Platforms

Handling
Systems

Selection & Inspection of Lifting Equipment including:-

  • Chain Slings
  • Wire Rope
  • Polyester, Flat, Web & Round Slings
  • Shackles
  • Eyebolts
  • Lifting Beams
  • Camlok Clamps
  • Slinging Techniques
  • Duties of the Banksman/Slinger Signals
  • Management & Planning the Lifting Operations
  • Risk Assessments
  • Method Statement
  • Hazard Spotting
  • Pendant Controls Radio & Infra-Red
  • Practical Crane Operation
Course Summary

Delegate assessment

Course close

Duration of Course:1 day for up to 9 delegates
For more information about Training Courses please contact Newtonne Lifting Sevices (Graham Lindley)


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