Identify and explain relevant information relating to lifting accessories and match to certification. Lifting area suitability for lifting activities. Weight estimation & centres of gravity. Equipment identification, selection safe use & storage. Sling, lift & guide various loads including balanced, unbalanced and loose. Communication methods.
Following on from courses 9 or 10, this covers a refresher of courses 9 & 10 and more practical elements involved with rigging/building simple structures either ground supported or “flown”, and can be adapted to suit the sector or environment operatives typically work within. Includes rigging installations and operations, working at height with PFPS (personal fall protection systems)
Definitions, Legal Responsibilities, Selection of Equipment, Marking, Storage, Handling, In-Service Inspection and Assessment of Known Defects. Slinging, Rigging and Safe Use, Forces in slings. Equipment covered: Hand Operated Chain Blocks, Chain Lever Hoists, CM Lodestars, Truss (flown & ground supported), Beam Clamps, Shackles and Accessories Trainee Assessment.