This course will give you a thorough understanding of health and safety issues when it comes to lifting operations, and how to comply with Regulation 8 of the Lifting Equipment Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations.
It is essential that company processes and produces meet the regulations, and by taking this course you will be well equipped to maintain compliance, plan, and implement lifting operations safely, reducing risks to all stakeholders.
Principal contractors and contractors who use lifting equipment onsite via a ‘Crane hire’ agreement
Contractors, project, site and assistant site managers or similar roles.
How to apply the Regulations and British Standards regarding lifting operations on site
Yours, and others, duties and responsibilities including the supervision needed
Why it’s a requirement to have a defined and recorded safe system of work
The correct use of manufacturers information and crane duty charts
Understand the selection, and use of, lifting accessories including crane selection
How to communicate the requirements to the relevant stakeholders
The most common risks associated with various items of lifting equipment
Recognise the need for competent personnel for all areas of the lifting operations.
On completion of the course and after assessment of your individual competence, you will be able to plan and implement lifting operations safely onsite, following company procedures.
Depending on prior experience, some candidates may need to be supervised/monitored after completion of the course.
Prices are exclusive of VAT
Covers the management of lifting operations, in particular with reference to health and safety, and Regulation 8 (Organisation of Lifting Operations) of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).LEARN MORE