Management of lifting operations

Training course overview

The purpose of the training is to give an overview of the health and safety issues to consider in the management of lifting operations, in particular compliance with Regulation 8 (Organisation of Lifting Operations) of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER). This course is ideally designed for principle contractors or contractors who predominantly undertake the ‘contract lift’ option when carrying out lifting operations. 

On completion of the course and after assessment of their individual competence (refresher or initial course), the candidates should be able to manage lifting operations safely onsite following company procedures. 

Who should attend

This course is for any Principle contractors and contractors who use lifting equipment onsite via a ‘Contract lift’ agreement. Contractors, project, site and assistant site managers or similar roles.

Why learn with us

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Designed for
house building

Our courses are designed specifically for the house-building industry. We use the information we glean from site inspections and our claims data to design courses to help the industry with construction quality.

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Delivered by

Our trainers are all experts in their field, most with a background in house building as well as being excellent presenters. They share their real experience and practical knowledge with delegates.

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Flexible and

Our courses are available to individual delegates or to groups from the same company. They’re available for delivery face-to-face or online, whichever suits your needs the best. Talk to us about how we can help.

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Suitable for
all levels

Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced professional, we have courses that will help you build your knowledge and expertise. All our courses offer practical, useful learning regardless of your role.

What you will learn

  • 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 the 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  

Course details

Course pricing

In-company £1,730 10
In-company (virtual) £1,645 10

Prices are exclusive of VAT

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