Slinger Signaller Awareness

Course Outline

To provide delegates with an awareness course on the slinging and signalling of loads using varying types of lifting equipment.

Course Content

  • Following risk assessments, method statements and lifting plans
  • Slinging various loads including balanced, unbalanced and loose loads
  • Delivery of signals to the lifting equipment operator using different forms of communication
  • Selecting, attaching and removing appropriate lifting accessories
  • Lifting and accurately placing various loads including trial lifts to and from confined and blind areas
  • How to inspect check and maintain accessories and store them correctly
  • How to calculate the down rating of lifting accessories
  • Establishing the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the lifting equipment operator
  • Identification and compliance with manufacturers’ instructions  other information sources and applicable legislation and ACOPS such as LOLER & BS7121

Duration and Certification

Full Day – Awareness Certificate of Training – valid for three years.