What Will I Learn?

Course Details

This 2-day course is designed and delivered in accordance with the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association [LEEA] and an acceptable code of practice for the safe use of lifting equipment.

This includes practical lifting operations assessment leading to the LEEA accredited certificate upon successful completion.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training, participants would have knowledge of:

  • Legislations, regulations, and standards governing the use of lifting equipment
  • Force Influence & Rating Methods
  • How to do Load Estimation
  • Different types of slings
  • Different types of lifting accessories
  • How to select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Correct crane signals according to BS 7121
  • Carrying out a safe lifting operation

Course Outline

  • Legislation
  • Health & Safety at Work Summary
  • Lifting Equipment Definitions & Terminology
  • LOLER ‘98
  • Requirement for a Pre-use Check
  • Calculating the forces in Slings
  • Uniform Load Method
  • Trigonometric Load Method
  • Chain Slings
  • Sling Configurations
  • Shackles, Eyebolts and Hooks
  • Shortening clutches
  • Rigging Screws
  • Wire Rope Grips
  • Correct Crane Signals
  • Correct selection of Lifting Equipment
  • Safe Lifting Operation
  • Calculating load weight

Candidates are assessed both theoretically and practically in the course of the training against the requisite course objectives

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