Safe Slinging and Lifting
Appreciation Training 

The following topics will be covered:

  • All legislation appropriate to conducting lifting activities
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, LOLER 1998, PUWER and LEEA code of practice.
  • Planning of a lifting operation including assessing the load, correct equipment selection and assessing the environment.
  • Safe and correct use of common lifting accessories (slings, shackles, chain slings, wire rope slings, plate clamps, eyebolts, hooks)
  • Pre use inspection of common lifting accessories.

Equipment covered during training

  • Polyester roundslings
  • Polyester webslings
  • Chain slings
  • Wire rope slings
  • Shackles
  • Plate Clamps
  • Eyebolts
  • Hooks

Assessment of candidates

  •  All candidates will carry out a multiple choice test covering the key points of the course. If a candidate gets a total score of less than 80% then the trainer will explore the candidates’ knowledge of the topic.
  • Where the candidate has a good knowledge of the topic the result may be amended.

Course summary

  • Course is run to be in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment and current requirements of PUWER and LOLER.

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