Banksman & slinger

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This course aims to provide persons involved with rigging & slinging with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of:

  • Requirements for the marking of lifting components
  • Pre / Post user control and correct storage of equipment
  • Discard criteria
  • Recommended practice - IMCA SEL 019 , LOLER 1998, API RP 2D
  • Enterprise of Competence & end user equipment inspection
Furthermore, persons involved with signalling, via radio or hand signals, will gain knowledge of:
  • Correct use of radio and hand signal communication to ensure safe lifting operations.
  • Planning of lifting routes and lay down areas.
  • Safe Job Analysis & Risk assessment

Course Content Theoretical training covering:
  • Calculation of lifting equipment capacities
  • Safe job analysis and Risk Assessment planning.
  • Equipment strengths and weaknesses
  • Slinging configuration
Practical training covering:
  • Lift planning and risk assessment
  • Lifting team basics
  • Blind Lifts
  • Slinging various types of load according to size, weight, shape and centre of gravity
  • Choosing the correct lifting equipment
  • Visual check of slings (wire / fiber)
  • Visual check of lifting accessories

Course Objectives
  • Give examples of the result of incorrect use of lifting components and how this can be avoided
  • Show knowledge of the regulations regarding marking, documentation, use, maintenance, daily inspection and discard criteria of lifting gear
  • Choose correct lifting equipment and show correct methods of use
  • Direct crane operations safely using radio & hand signals
  • Develop and follow a lifting plan and risk assessment.

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