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NPORS Slinger / Signaller (N402) Training

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 Slinger / Signaller
Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions
Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items
Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
Identify and explain center of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads
Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards
Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger / Signaller use
Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity
Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication
Environmental considerations
Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures

Who should attend?

This Slinger / Signaller training course is designed for Plant Operators who require practical and theory training and / or assessment on a Slinger / Signaller.

Course Outline

Health and safety legislation, as it applies to Plant Operators.
Theoretical knowledge of plant operations. 
Operator'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 assessment. 

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