Overhead Crane Slinging & Lifting Refresher

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 day

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" Jon, just to let you know that we had very positive feedback from the recent delivery of the Slinging and Lifting refresher by Craig. Please pass this feedback and our regards to Craig and thank you again for your professional and helpful assistance earlier on the hooks and shackles matter. I have just requested Libby to book another course for novice delegates. LA – Babcock International "

LA – Babcock International

" Really useful understanding sling types & how it affects SWL "

RB – Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc

" All very useful information "

VK – Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc

" Best course I have completed to date at GKN. James is really good. "

Gregory, GKN
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This refresher training course is designed for experienced operatives who in the course of their work need to operate overhead travelling cranes, and use lifting accessories to lift and move general loads.


On completion of this training course, operators should have an accepted knowledge of the legal and safety duties in relation to lifting equipment. To safely and effectively operate an overhead travelling crane safely and in accordance with the manufacturers guide lines and accepted good practice.


Course content:

• Duties and responsibilities of personnel associated with lift-ing operations
• Company specific lift planning procedures and documenta-tion
• Pre-use inspection of lifting equipment (colour coding for statutory inspections where appropriate)
• Crane controls and movement (Loaded & unloaded)
• Function and purpose of limiting switches and braking sys-tems
• Theory of load weight estimation, safe working loads and working load limits
• Pre-use inspection of lifting accessories (colour coding for statutory inspections where appropriate)
• Selection of lifting accessories for multi-legged lifting opera-tions
• Practical slinging and movement of workplace loads
• Landing of loads, sling removal, correct storage and protec-tion of lifting accessories
• Use of operators communication systems
• To include the use of hand signals and radios
• Isolation and parking of overhead travelling cranes
• Personal Protective Equipment requirements for overhead crane operators, slingers and signaller
• Operators assessment, including slinging and signalling
• Theoretical assessment