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NPORS Rigging and Fleeting Loads Lift Planner (N046) Training

Course Objectives

Have a managerial understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their roles and responsibilities for performing rigging and fleeting loads tasks
Have an underpinning knowledge of the manufacturers handbooks or guidelines for the equipment to be used and have an understanding of P.U.W.E.R, L.O.L.E.R, Working at
Height, Manual Handling, Risk Assessments with a good awareness of British and International standards
Be able to calculate weights and measures ensuring that the load weight is accurate and all
CoG’s, angles, tensions are within the manufacturers guidelines for the safe rigging and fleeting of loads
Prepare risk assessments for rigging and fleeting loads that covers basic, intermediate and complex categories
Be able to correctly check the certification for lifting equipment appliances and accessories and understand the commonly used tools, access egress items and PPE only used definitions of the industry
Correctly determine lifting equipment for the lift plan rigging and material lists including specific hand tools. Prepare a step by step method statement detailing a safe systematic approach including the pickup point, route to be travelled and laydown area
Allocate team roles and responsibilities for riggers, supervisors and fixed appliance operators that can be utilised for scenarios covering basic, intermediate and complex categories
Prepare a sketch, scaled drawing or have the understanding how to add pictures to lift plans ensuring the lift team understands the location and system of the operation in addition to text information
Oversee tasks for complex rigging and fleeting operations ensuring the team safely follow the step by step method statement in the lift plan pack
Liaise with the management, supervisors and workforce levels of lifting operations by attending meetings, TBT’s, PTW meetings, site visits in a responsible competent manner
Participation in debrief meeting with lift team and discuss lessons learned during specific task

Who should attend?

This Rigging and Fleeting Loads – Lift Planner course is designed for Plant Operators who require practical and theory training and / or assessment on a Rigging and Fleeting Loads – Lift Planner

Course Outline

Rigging principles and terminology
Relevant legislation and ACOPs
Safe systems of work
Risk assessment, planning and control of lifting operations
Ensure the area is suitable for lifting activities
Lifting equipment pre and post use inspection, including certification
Safe and correct use of different types of lifting equipment
Selection of the appropriate lifting accessories for different types of loads
Lifting accessories and their applications
Sling various loads including balanced, unbalance and loose
Equipment identification and selection
Weight identification, different ways to calculate the loads weight
Carry out lifts to given instructions
Placement of and setting down loads
Disconnection of lifting accessories from the load
Use of recommended hand signals and radios
Keep within safe working parameters
Awareness of crane operating principles
Awareness of conflicting activities
Environmental factors that could influence lifting operations
Correct procedure for the storage of lifting equipment
Awareness of manual handling
Appreciation of dynamic factors
Typing knots, bends and hitches – their uses and applications

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