Lifting & Slinging

Start Date End Date Duration Location
June 20, 2021 June 21, 2021 2 cairo
Dec. 26, 2021 Dec. 27, 2021 2 cairo

Goal:

The TWO-day course is designed for any employee who may be required to sling and lift workplace equipment as part of their normal work activities and to maintain high safety

Objectives:

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify lifting equipment and accessories

  • Recognize safe working loads and lifting capabilities and limitations

  • Recognize safe working procedures

  • Recognize the recommended crane signals.

  • Course Contents:

  • An introduction to PUWER and LOLER Regulations, including the need for training and causes of accidents.

  • Some important definitions (competent person, signaler ….etc.)

  • Planning the lifts

  • Machinery (Mobile and Tower Cranes)

  • Lifting Gears

  • Types of slings (wire rope, round and webbing and chain slings)

  • Safety factor

  • Sling marking

  • Sling load capacity and sling angles

  • D/d ratio

  • Lifting accessories and handling attachments (clutches, shackles, eye bolts……tec.)

  • Choice of sling

  • Knots

  • Center of gravity

  • Slinging loads in a safe and efficient manner and protecting the load and sling

  • Safe working practice

  • Recognized method of signaling

  • Written assessment

Who Can Benefit?

Any employee who may be required to sling and lift workplace equipment as part of their normal work activities