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NPORS Crane or Lift Supervisor (N405)

Course Objectives

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:
Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a crane / lift supervisor
Explain the importance of locating and identifying different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and functions
Demonstrate how to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
Explain and demonstrate diverse types of communication methods used for lifting purposes
Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
Explain the function and use of the RCIs and anti-collision systems and use the information provided
Explain setting up, erection, levelling and dismantling requirements for diverse types of lifting equipment and lifts
Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions and identify overhead hazards
Identify potential hazards and unsafe lifting practices using different lifting scenarios
Explain the importance of checking the security of various types of loads and lifting accessories, explain the procedures ensuring load balance and integrity
Supervise the movement of loads to different types of locations using different methods of communication
Explain all Environmental considerations and explain how factors such as the external area to the lift zone can affect the planning of the lifting operation
Carry out all out-of –service and securing procedures

Who should attend?

This NPORS Crane Supervisor training program is designed for any personnel who are required to work as a Crane Supervisor.

Course Outline

Health and safety legislation, as it applies to Crane Supervisors.
Theoretical knowledge of plant operations as a Crane Supervisor. 
Crane Supervisor's responsibilities, with regards to daily/weekly checks of machine.
Familiarity with the equipment and use of Operator's manual.
Safe and best practice in practical plant operating methods.
A rigorous practical and theory based NPORS assessment.

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