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Lifting and slinging for WTGs

  • The aim of this course is to provide those attending with the essential knowledge and practical skills required when carrying out small lifting operations. On completion of the course the successful candidate will have an understanding of the legislation that applies to lifting operations and SWLs / WLLs and will be able to: assess loads in terms of their weight and centre of gravity; carry out pre-use inspections on equipment to ensure safe lifting; sling loads and ensure they are secure and ready for lifting; use the correct hand and radio signals; demonstrate the correct use of different lifting equipment (e.g. lifting bags, slings, shackles and chains).

    Course ID: WE6
    Ratio: 6 students to 1 instructor
    Duration: 0.5 days

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    Prerequisites

    The GWO BST (or BSTR) Working at Height training certificate (delegates must be able to work at height and may be required to use personal fall protection equipment).

    Who Should Attend

    This course is aimed at people with a responsibility to carry out slinging and lifting operations and those who supervise such work.

    Course Objectives & Content


    • Relevant health and safety legislation including: WAHR 2005 and LOLER 1998,
    • Procedures and policy
    • Risk Assessment and Method Statements
    • Lifting equipment and accessories
    • Pre-use inspections
    • Knots and lashings
    • Selection and use of lifting equipment
    • Slinging and hand / radio signals
    • Lifting configurations and tag lines

    Certification

    All successful delegates will receive a certificate valid for 2 years, after which a refresher training will be necessary. 3M will notify you when your certificate is due for renewal

    Standards

    • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
    • The Working at Height Regulations 2005
    • The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
    • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
    • BS 8454 CoP for delivery of training for work at height.

    Costs

    £195 per person, £725 per group of 6 (+ VAT)


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