SLINGING AND LIFTING TRAINING - LOLER 98
A one day Overhead Crane Slinging and Lifting training course designed to help employers to meet their legal obligations regarding training and competence of employees working with Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 (LOLER 98).
To enable trainees to recognize the specific hazards that occur when using overhead crane slinging and lifting techniques and the proper and correct methods to avoid danger. To demonstrate techniques, and for trainees to practice, the correct assessment of loads, the selection of the correct lifting equipment and accessories and the methods and procedures for carrying out the load lift.
1-day course for a maximum of 6 persons.
We have open course dates throughout the year, see our course calandar.
Bespoke course dates can be arranged at a day rate and provided sufficient candidates are available.
An outline of LOLER 98 & PUWER 98 regulations
To understand the application of LOLER 98 in the workplace
Crane Safe Working Load (SWL)
Pre-use examination and inspection of different types of lifting equipment and accessories (slings, eyebolts, shackles)
Lifting equipment and accessories faults and defects
Assessment of the load for lifting in terms of mass, shape and make up
Slinging techniques and the effect on sling lifting capacity
The risks associated with using incorrect or damaged lifting equipment
Correct lifting techniques including do's & don'ts.
Approved crane signalling methods
Slinging the load
Taking the lift
Raising the load
Moving the load
Landing the load
PPE Safety wear is required for this course and should be, safety boots, hi-viz jacket, safety gloves, hard hat, safety glasses. Training is delivered on-site with practical work on the actual equipment that the trainees will work on. If the crane is cab control, a fully trained operator should be available. The training applies to pendant and remote control operation but the lift must always be vertical from directly above. All client slinging and lifting equipment should comply with LOLER and client Public Liability Insurance should be in date.
A written test is part of the course and assesses knowledge gained during the course. A course completion certificate with the test mark will be issued on completion of the course.
To book a place on this course
If you would like to discuss or book any of the above, please call 01634 298800, or use the contact us page.
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