Bespoke Courses for Clients - 1 Day Crane Appreciation (Bespoke) Non CPCS

Available on clients site

Pre Course Requirement

Client to provide suitable classroom facilities

Target Delegates

The aim of this course is to give an understanding of the legislation and codes of practice which are relevant to the planning and execution of lifting operations. This course is aimed at managers and supervisors who are undertaking this role.

Course Content

Course Title: Crane Appreciation for Managers and Supervisors.
Duration: 1 day
Cost: POA

Course Outline:

Legislation  – setting the scene
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 98
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 98
  • Codes of practice
  • BS7121 – Safe Use of Cranes
  • Part 1, General
  • Part 3, Mobile Cranes
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved in lifting operations as defined by BS7121
  • Other lifting equipment covered by LOLER
  • Crane types according to site conditions
  • Capabilities/limitations
  • Crane stability
  • Environmental affects such as wind, rain, lightning
  • Ground conditions and siting
  • Proximity hazards
  • Lifting accessories, Safe Working Loads and Safety Devices
  • Documentation and Certification
  • Types of accessory, sling angles
  • Rated Capacity Indicators/Automatic Safe Load Indicators Generic lifting plans for routine and predictable lifting operations

Course Outcomes:

Following this courses delegates will;

Have an understanding of the legislation and codes of practice which are relevant to the planning an execution lifting operations
  • Be able to explain the roles and responsibilities of personnel involved in lifting operations as defined by BS7121
  • Recognise and understand the factors which will affect the stability and safe use of cranes and other lifting     equipment on site
  • Be able to identify the relevant parts of a generic lifting plan for routine and repetitive lifts


Certification

Candidates will be awarded an Ainscough certificate of attendance.

Next Stage

This card has a 5 year recommended expiry

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