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Banksman and Slinger

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  • Duration

    1 day

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    LBS0073

Banksman and Slinger

Objective

This course is aimed to provide delegates with a brief knowledge of legislation applicable when carrying out lifts and all prior assessments relating to the risks involved along with communication and basic signals required between the banksman and crane operator. This course is a combination of theory and practical content

Target Group

This course is aimed to provide delegates with a brief knowledge of legislation applicable when carrying out lifts and all prior assessments relating to the risks involved along with communication and basic signals required between the banksman and crane operator. This course is a combination of theory and practical content

Prerequisites

Not applicable for this course

Examination

On successful completion of this course delegates would have completed a theoretical test, and have participated in the practical content which involves all prior assessments and planning of lifts prior to the task being carried out.

On successful completion of this course delegates will be issued and In House Training providers certificate

Course Contents

Introduction to the current legislation HASWA, LOLER and PUWER.
The requirements for third party inspections and colour codes.
Responsibilities of the Banksman, Slinger and Crane Operators.
Introduction to Lifting Equipment.
Introduction to methods of slinging, a wide variety of loads.
The pre-use inspection criteria of lifting accessories.
The formulation of risk assessments and lifting plans.
Methods of communication using radio and hand signals.
Load weight assessment, sling angles and tensions.
Storage and loading methods of containers and half heights.
The safe execution of the lifting of a variety of loads.