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Appointed Person (Lifting Operations)

Course Objectives

Course will provide the candidates with the underpinning knowledge, to be able to understand their roles and responsibilities when planning lifting operations, as per current legislation and with compliance of BS 7121.

Course Prerequisite

Have adequate training experience and be competent to act as an appointed person or focal point nominated by management to be in over-all control of the lifting operations.
Being experienced of not less than 5 years in the same area of application to carry out the same job.
Have a good command of the English language
Have strong administrative and supervisory skills to schedule, monitor and control the "lifting equipment" and personnel lifting operations

Course Outline

Day 1

Terms and Definitions
Legislation HASAWA 1974, LOLER & PUWER
Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
Crane Operation
Lift categorization
Exercises 

Day 2

Types of Slings (Types & Inspection) 
Shackles (Types & Inspection)
Eye bolts (Types & Inspection)
Inspection of Chain Block and Lever Block 
Rigging Hitches
Loads Weight Estimation
Loads Centre of Gravity (CG)
Slings Rating and Angles
Exercises 

Day 3

Lifting method statement
Lifting operation risk assessment
Planning a lifting operation
Exercises

Day 4

Examination (candidates must achieve 75% as a passing mark)

Course Duration

4 days

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