Course Name- Rigging & Slinging
Course Duration- 5 Days
Assessment – 100% Attendance
Course Fee – *Prices Are Per Person, Subject to Change
Course Availability – Courses Are Run Anytime Throughout the Year (Subject to Public Holidays) To Meet Your Needs.
A Combined course of 5 days of Rigging, Slinging & Banks man can be done in two or three-day letting delegates save one day off their training. The lifting operations training is for personnel who supervise or are directly involved in rigging and lifting operations, including crane lifting. This course is aimed to provide candidates with the required knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and provide them with the skills and techniques use during lifting operations.
Personnel with a responsibility to carry out rigging and lifting operations and crane lifting operations. The is also beneficial to personnel such as supervisors and HSE advisors.
Course Content RIGGER
MODULE 1 – The role of the Rigger and an Introduction to Lifting Operations
• Explain the role and responsibilities of a rigger
• Identify typical installation/site responsible roles in lifting operations
• List the main health and safety legislation that applies to the rigger
• Explain the relevant parts of Lifting Operations, Lifting Equipment Regulations.
• Identify and list typical hazards associated with rigging and lifting activities & correct manual handling techniques
• Identify the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) the Rigger would typically use.
MODULE 2 – Rigging and Lifting Operations
• Identify which types of lifting equipment to use for different lifting activities.
• Identify which types of lifting accessories for different lifting activities & how to use the accessories
• Explain the purpose of inspections and ‘thorough’ examinations & risk Assessment
• Correctly and safely position and install lifting equipment prior to starting the lifting operation.
• Explain how adverse environmental factors could affect the safety of the lifting operation
• Explain how to use identification tags, color codes to establish SWL .
• Identify and establish escape routes from the work area.
• Explain and demonstrate best communication methods during lifting activities.
• Demonstrate safe body and hand positions during the rigging and lifting operation
• Demonstrate moving the load at minimum height necessary to avoid obstacles.
Course Content BANKSMAN & SLINGER
Module 1 – INTRODUCTION TO LIFTING OPERATIONS
• Lifting Equipment and Lifting Operations Regulations – relevant the Banksman & Slinger role
• Documentation and regulations & proper planning of lifting activities
• Hazards associated with lifting operations & appropriate control measures
• The roles and duties of personnel in a lifting crew.
• A typical permit-to-work system as it applies to lifting operations.
• Weight identification and estimation of the load
• Deciding when tag lines need to be used and their safe use
• Conducting pre-use checks of lifting appliances and accessories
Module 2 – THE BANKSMAN’S ROLE
• The importance of the Banksman’s role
• Checking the cargo manifest and reviewing the load
• Checking the balance and security of the load for dropped objects
• Difficulties that might occur during the lifting and moving operations
• The need for high visibility vests
• The need for communicating hand signals clearly
• What is meant by ‘line of sight’ and a ‘blind lift’
• The hand signal for ‘emergency stop’
• Establishing and using two way radio communications
Module 3 – SLINGING OPERATIONS
• Different types of slings and sling identification markings
• Principles of sling angles and tensions & Using appropriate lifting accessories
• Attaching slings to ensure a safe and even weight distribution
• Protecting slings from damage
Module 3 – PRACTICAL EXERCISES
• The selection and use of correct PPE
• The use of hand signals and radio communications
• How to prepare a standard load which requires a single leg sling
• How to prepare a standard load which requires more than one sling
• The slinger’s role during a free access lift, a restricted access lift, and a blind lift
• The Banksman’s role during a free access lift, a restricted access lift, a lift with an offset centre of gravity, a lift with a cargo carrying unit and a blind lift.