Gantry Cranes are used to transport heavy loads from side to side or up and down the length of a building or open yard. Loads are usually slung using slings or chains and loads of metal can be picked up on magnets.

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  • Introduction & Aims
  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Provision & Use of Work Equipment Reg 1998 (PUWER)
  • The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regs 1998 (LOLER)
  • Slinging techniques and effect on sling capacity
  • To encourage the use of safe working practices
  • Intorduction to work equipment
  • Pre use checks & maintenance, crane – slings – attachments
  • Risk assessment & lifting plans
  • Safe operations of Gantry cranes
  • Basic slinging & signals
  • A test lift
  • Raising transporting & landing a load
  • Theory Test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Course Evaluation

Novice Operators

A fully comprehensive course aimed at people who have had little or no previous experience operating gantry cranes.

Novice Course Length

Up to 4 Novice Candidates

2 Days

Experienced Operators

A course tailored to those with experience in operating gantry cranes however, they do not hold any formal training qualifications.

Experienced Course Length

Up to 4 Experienced Candidates

2 Days

Refresher Operators

A short course designed for those with qualifications and they have completed a formal training course

Refresher Course Length

Up to 4 Refresher Candidates

1 Day

Lifting & Slinging training courses are aimed at personnel who use Cranes – Slings and other types of Lifting Equipment as part of their everyday duties.

Candidates should be a minimum age of 18 years, reasonable fit and articulate.

On completion of the course, each delegate will have a working knowledge of relevant legislation and will be fully conversant in the Safe & Proper Use of the Lifting Equipment.

Maximum 4 delegates per day.

Courses are compliant with UK Health & Safety, PUWER & LOLER regulations as applicable

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