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Load Slinging and Communication

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Book Price (Per Person):  Please contact your Vertical Horizonz representative on 0800 7233 848.
Refresher - Book Price (Per Person): $315 + GST

Purpose

People who attend this course are able to: inspect and evaluate lifting gear, identify hazards; prepare and sling regular loads; and communicate during crane operations. This course ensures your company is legislatively compliant. The trainees will have met the minimum requirements under the Health and Safety Act, and your staff will have been made aware of the relevant Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and guidelines relevant to load slinging and communicating during crane operations.

Course Overview

Both theory and practical lessons covering the following:

  • Health and safety legislative requirements.
  • Lifting gear is inspected and evaluated in accordance with the PCA Crane Safety Manual for Operators/Users, the HSE Act Codes of Practice, and company procedures.
  • The care, use and maintenance of the lifting equipment.
  • Packing and dunnage are selected and applied to crane lift situations.
  • The lift plan is confirmed with the people involved and people in the area.
  • Hazards from swinging and spinning loads are identified, and controls are put in place in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • Hand signals for cranes and lifting appliances are used in accordance with the PCA Crane Safety Manual for Operators/ Users.
  • Audible communication is carried out in accordance with the relevant HSE Act Codes of Practice, PCA Crane Safety Manual for Operators/Users, and company procedures.
  • Crane movements are directed to minimise risks in accordance with company procedures.
  • Sling and lift regular loads.

Entry Criteria

The course requires a level of fitness to demonstrate competency for the skill being trained.

Pre-requisite

30072 - Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely

Special Note

Pre-learns will be supplied and must be completed prior to the course

1 day
Attendance
Numbers
MIN 4
MAX 6

Middle Content

NZQA UNIT STANDARD

3789
Sling regular loads and communicate during crane operations

Refresher Refreshing learning outcomes for unit standard 3789.
ATTENDANCE
NUMBERS
MINIMUM 6 MAXIMUM 10
DURATION: 1 Day

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