Slinger Banksman

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Course Overview

Introduction:

This 1 day Course has been designed for construction operatives and supervisors who are involved in the day to day slinging of loads and movements of loads and vehicles. 

Aims:

By the end of the course delegates will:

  • have a sound knowledge of legal requirements.
  • learn techniques for slinging loads and movement of vehicles.
  • know what different types of equipment are available.
  • plan the lifting operation safely.
  • select the correct lifting equipment for the task.
  • use the equipment in a safe and correct manner and guide vehicle operations successfully by hand and radio.

Objectives:

To ensure personnel are able to:

  • understand health & safety legislation applicable to lifting operations.
  • plan the lift.
  • understand the risks of lifting operations and identifying unsafe practices.
  • demonstrate the correct use of hand and radio signals.
  • to teach techniques for solving day to day slinging/banksmen problems.
  • to enable the delegates to test the performance of their equipment.
  • understand the safe and correct method of slinging loads and correct use of equipment.

Legislation:

This course satisfies the requirements of:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • LOLER-lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998.
  • PUWER-provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998.
  • Construction (health safety and welfare) Regulation 1996.