Pillar Mounted Vertical Hoist

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

Duration:1-2 days

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VK – Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc

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

RB – Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc

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

Gregory, GKN

" 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
  • Duration:1-2 days
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This practical training course is designed for personnel that have a need to perform job specific lifting operations within their operational area.


To ensure candidates are given the correct knowledge and practical training to safely lift and move job specific loads using pre-scribed lifting accessories and equipment, then administer practical assessment for pillar crane operations.


On successful completion of this job specific training course, operators should have an accepted knowledge of the legal and safety duties in relation to operating a Pillar Crane safely and in accordance with the manufacturers guide lines code of practice for safe use of cranes BS7121, and accepted good practice.



• Duties and responsibilities of personnel associated with lifting operations
• Theory of load weight estimation, sling angles safe working loads and working load limits
• General Pillar crane safety
• Company specific systems of work
• Precautions during lifting operations
• Pillar crane inspection and rating
• Pillar crane controls and marking
• Visual inspection of job specific lifting accessories
• Safe and efficient operation of Pillar Crane for job specific lifting operation
• Lifting, moving and landing job specific loads
• Reporting of Defects
• Including quarantine procedures
• Storage of accessories
• Safety and good house keeping
• Practical and summary assessments

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 2002