Learn about the management of lifting operations, in particular with reference to health and safety, and Regulation 8 of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.
On completion of the course, and after assessment of your competence (refresher or initial course), you should be able to manage lifting operations safely onsite, following company procedures.
Principle contractors and contractors who use lifting equipment onsite via a ‘Contract lift’ agreement
Contractors, project, site and assistant site managers or similar roles
Gain an understanding of the application of the Regulations and British Standards regarding lifting operations on site
Be clear on duties and responsibilities
Understand the risks associated with various items of lifting equipment
Recognise the need for competent personnel for all areas of the lifting operation.
Common accidents in lifting operations
How to comply with legislation
Best practice procedures in BS 7121
How to document relevant lifting operations
The requirements of an appointed person for planning and organisation, and the crane supervisor
Types and selection of lifting equipment
How to conduct a risk assessment
Principles of crane stability and structural strength
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Covers health and safety issues when it comes to lifting operations, and how to comply with Regulation 8 (Organisation of Lifting Operations) of the Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).LEARN MORE
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