Lifting Planner Training (Comptent Person for Lifting Operation)

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July 28, 2021 12:00 am
July 30, 2021 11:30 pm
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The employment of a competent person to manage lifting operations is one of the most important factors in the safe use of cranes. Poor management, including planning and supervision, is a contributory cause of crane accidents, which result not only in significant damage to plant, but also in severe injury to those doing the work or those nearby. Training enables suitable employees to learn the basic elements of managing lifting operations. After training, candidates ought to work under the supervision of an experienced appointed person or crane supervisor until their employer has assessed them as competent to perform their duties.

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the legislation, regulations and standards governing the use of lifting equipment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of personnel involved in the lifting operation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of different types of lifts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types of cranes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of lifting accessories
  • Demonstrate knowledge of crane communications:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of lift planning
  • Demonstrate in teams the ability of putting theoretical Knowledge into practice by conducting a live lifting operation

    • Definitions & Terminology
    • LOLER ’98 – Regulation No:
    • Certificates & Reports (Declaration of Conformity and Report of Thorough Examination)
    • British Standard
    • Appointed Person, Crane Supervisor, Crane Operator and Slinger/Signaller duties
    • Difference between Basic Lifts, Intermediate Lifts and Complex Lifts
    • Lifting Persons operations
    • Types of cranes, purpose of all main components, function of controls and instruments, indicators and safety devices (Loader Cranes, Mobile Cranes, Crawler Cranes, Overhead Travelling Cranes and Tower Cranes)
    • Maintenance, Testing and Thorough Examination
    • Setting Up, Erection, Levelling and Dismantling
    • Calculation of Point Loadings, Outrigger Loadings, Spreader Mat Types & Sizes and Spreader Mat Loadings
    • RCI’s, Function & Use, Information provided and Anti-Collision Systems
    • Selection of the correct crane for specific lifts
      – Powered Boom Extensions
      – Extra Ballast
      – Duty Charts
      – Range Diagrams
      – Specification Sheets
    • Types, Uses, Limitations and Pre-Use Checks including criteria for rejection and actions to be
      – Chain Slings
      – Steel Wire Rope Slings
      – Textile Slings
      – Shackles
      – Eyebolts
    • Identify & Explain Sling Markings, Sling Certificates and Examination Reports
    • Calculation of Sling Sizes and Sling Angles
    • Explanation of Slinging Techniques for Balanced Loads, Unbalanced Loads and Loose Loads
    • Calculation of Load Weight Estimations and Centre of Gravity
    • Communication by Hand Signals and Radio
    • Identify hazards from plans & drawings for Proximity, Overhead and Underground.
    • Weather forecasts, measurement of wind speed and determining limiting wind speeds for erection of the crane and lifting operations
    • Identification and planning of Lift Area and Ground Stability
    • Safe system of work comprising:
      – Risk Assessment
      – Lift Plan
    • Understand the down-rating of lifting capacity for multiple lifting or lifting loads with large sail areas

This course is suited Supervisors and managers with a responsibility for lifting operations who have
sufficient experience of the use of cranes to meet the requirements specified in Safe Use of Cranes.

  • The duration of the course is three days.

  • Classroom lectures

CORE Certificate for each attendee.

Lifting Planner Training (Comptent Person for Lifting Operation)

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