Control of lifting operations (LOLER) - 2 days

Training course overview

The purpose of the training is to give an in depth view of the health and safety issues to consider when completing lifting operations, in particular compliance with Regulation 8 (Organisation of Lifting Operations) of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and of company processes and procedures to enable them to fulfil their role in the company operations. This course is ideally designed for principle contractors or contractors who require basic planning and execution of lifts when carrying out lifting operations.

On completion of the course & after assessment of their individual competence (refresher or initial course), the candidates should be able to plan and implement Basic lifting operations safely onsite following company procedures. And understand the roles and requirements of all personnel involved with lifting operations Initial candidates may need to be supervised/monitored after completion of the course. 

Who should attend

This course is for any Principle contractors and contractors who use lifting equipment onsite, Contractors, project, site and assistant site managers or similar roles.

Why choose NHBC?

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Have the confidence to inspect and highlight

Have the confidence to inspect and highlight.

Legislation and technical guidance

Develop an understanding of the legislation and technical guidance.

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Requirements and qualification

Have knowledge of competency requirements and qualifications.

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What you will learn

  • 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.

Course details

Course pricing

In-company £3,295 8

Prices are exclusive of VAT

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