N402

Slinger / Signaller

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate as a Slinger/Signaller.

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N402

Slinger / Signaller

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate as a Slinger/Signaller.

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Course Overview

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working the industry and their responsibilities as a Slinger/Signaller.
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, inform to relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Be able to locate , identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions.
  • Be able to interpret and extract information on relevant documentation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items.
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service.
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads.
  • Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger/Signaller use.
  • Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting, accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity.
  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Carry out all out-of-service and securing procedures.

Course Duration

Novice
2 Days
3 Candidates

Refresher
1 Day
3 Candidates

Experienced Worker Assessments
1 Day
6 Candidates