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Slinger Banksman/Signaller Training Courses

by Autec

This course is designed to provide information on the legal requirements of planning and executing lifting operations, in a safe and controlled manner.

This information is essential to any person who intends to carry out lifting operations, whether as a Slinger/Signaller or as the competent person in charge of lifting operations on a larger site.

Aims

The aim of this course is to teach the necessary job knowledge required for the safe selection, examination, use and storage of lifting tackle, as prescribed by statutory law. The course also covers lifting techniques, signalling procedures, responsibilities, load security and weight assessment.

Who Should Attend?

Persons with responsibility for ensuring that safe practice is employed during lifting operations on their site. This includes the person who is to attaching the load to the crane and those supervising the operation.

Autec Course Objectives:

  • Delegates will be able to identify the hazards associated with lifting operations, Understand the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Be able to carry out pre-use inspection of lifting equipment
  • Gain knowledge of basic slinging methods and where to obtain information and guidance on the approved methods of slinging
  • Be capable of selecting the correct equipment and safe method of slinging for loads commonly encountered in construction
  • Be capable of planning and performing a lifting operation using safe practices as laid down in health and safety legislation and guidance
  • Appreciate when assistance should be sought from specialist sources, i.e. a contract lift

Certificates and Qualifications

What will I get?

Once you have successfully completed Autec’s Slinger Signaller course, you will be issued with either an NPORS operator card or an EITO operator card or an Autec Training certificate of competency.

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