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Slinging and Lifting

Lifting and moving using the correct equipment for the task, safely and competently

Who is it for?

If you work in construction or in a warehouse environment and your work involves the occasional use of slinging and lifting equipment, this course offers a sound foundation that covers slinging techniques and aligns to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998.  It will cover the basic skills and techniques associated with slinging and lifting, the legal as well as the technical aspects of this process and safe working procedures associated with wires, ropes, spreader beams, and a variety of lifting appliances.

What will I learn?
  • Principles of slinging and lifting in relation to the work environment
  • How to check and select the correct lifting equipment for a job
  • Safe systems of work when using slinging and lifting equipment
  • Correct hand signals

Course Details

  • Duration: One Day
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Assessment

This is an awareness course only and is limited to 6 delegates per course.  Whilst the practical use of hoists is included, it does not include practical operations of cranes (e.g. overhead gantry cranes).  DVD’s and practical exercises (if hoist is available), will be used throughout to support the theory training. 


This is a Company Sponsored Course

This course is only available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.

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