Slinger / Banksman Training Course- Experienced

Slinger and Banksman

Equipment: Slinger / Banksman /Signaller

Accrediting Body: ITSSAR

Level: Experienced - Designed for the Operator who has had extensive practical experience, (longer than 12 months), but has had no formal training and does not hold a licence.

Location: Leicester Training Facility / On Site

Course Duration: 1 Day(s)

Max Ratio 3-5 trainees per course

Cost: £100 + VAT per trainee

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Course Aim

The aim of the course is to provide the theoretical and practical knowledge for correct signalling and slinger. This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant statutory provisions.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 & Safety Signs & Signals Regulations 1996
  • Risk assessments
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Pre-use checks on lifting accessories

Theory

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 & Safety Signs & Signals Regulations 1996
  • Risk assessments
  • Operators safety code
  • Pre-use checks on lifting accessories
  • Slinger duties
  • Signaller duties

Practical

  • Carry out a risk assessment of the task to be undertaken
  • Ensure the working area is appropriately cordoned off
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the lifting accessories are in a safe condition
  • Agree and use the signal code with lifting equipment operator and others who are involved in the operation
  • Sling various loads using a variety of methods and lifting accessories
  • Set down various loads at pre-determined positions
  • Carry out checks on all lifting accessories used
  • Complete report sheet on any defects found
  • Return to storage all equipment and accessories used

Course Requirements

  • Notebook and pen
  • Appropriate safety wear

All other materials are provided on the course.

Testing & Certification

At the end of this course the standard ITSSAR practical and theoretical test where possible will be conducted for the equipment. This is the current recognised and recommended standards practical operators test. Operators are issued with an encapsulated wallet and full sized certificate. Companies are issued with an A4 sized certificate, the trainees’ original practical and theoretical test marking sheet, course record and written trainee report where appropriate, as proof of training.