This course is suitable for all employees who have previously been trained to lift loads.
The course has been designed for any personnel involved in the lifting and moving of heavy plant and machinery using mechanical assistance such as cranes, chain-blocks, pull-lifts and ancillary lifting equipment.
The aim of the course is to refresh the delegate’s knowledge on current legislation. The course covers the theoretical and practical applications of slinging.
At the end of the course delegates will understand:
•The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (Sections 2, 7 & 8) and other relevant legislation
•How to establish loads, construction and safe use of rope, wire rope and chains, hooks, eyebolts and shackles
•Correct slinging techniques
•Safe working practices
•The effects of angles