GANTRY CRANE OPERATOR

Duration: 1 day

Operators will be trained or assessed in the safe use of a Gantry Crane and associated lifting accessories. The course comprises classroom based review and discussion of legislation, responsibilities, equipment and techniques used although emphasis will be placed on practical demonstrations and exercises using the overhead crane to underpin learning outcomes.

Course Elements

Introduction to the HASAWA 1974
Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations S.I.2307
Provision and use of work equipment regulations S.I.2306 & other relevant legislation
BS7121 safe use of cranes
Preparation and use of lifting plans and risk assessments
Pre-use inspection of overhead crane
Pre-use inspection of lifting accessories
Assessment of load weights
Choosing correct slings and slinging methods for different load types
Appreciation of angles and tensions
Lifting, transfer and landing loads
Tag lines
Correct hand and radio signals
Correct use of controls
Correct travelling of crane and loads
Emergency shut down of crane
Written Test

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Contact Details

Main Office

AquaTerra House,
Tofthills Avenue,
Midmill Business Park,
Kintore, Aberdeen,
UK, AB51 0QP

Email Address

Bookings@aquaterra.co.uk

Phone Number

+44 (0) 1224 392626