Slinger/Signaller/BanksmanTraining

  

Course Aim:

banksman picThe aim of this 1 day (experienced) or 3 day (new entrant) course is to equip learners with the skills, knowledge & understanding for to be a competent Signaller/Slinger/Banksman.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course the learners will be;

  • Aware of the current Health & Safety Legislation as it applies to Signaller/Slinger/Banksman.
  • Able to use & understand hand signals as they apply to Slingers, Signallers & Banksmen.
  • Able to guide & select appropriate lifting equipment.
  • Able to recognise hazards & risks associated with blind lifts.

Course Programme:

  • Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005.
  • Employers & Employees legal duties under current Health & Safety Legislation.
  • Identify workplace hazards regarding Slinger/Signaller.
  • Understand the principles for the correct selection of Lifting Equipment.
  • Identify & apply the full range of Slinging & Signaller methods.
  • Apply & Understand Signaller/Signaller Operations.

Training Methods:

Classroom based presentation on power-point. Learners can practice lifting operations & using hand signals.

Who Should Attend?

Those employees who are responsible for or in control of all lifting equipment.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 4 learners.
  • 1 or 3 Days (See above).
  • SOLAS CSCS Identity Card & FETAC certification will be awarded to those who successfully complete & pass this two day course.
  • Learners must have an up to date Safe Pass Card & their own PPE (e.g. Safety Footwear etc….).
  • Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.
  • Non experienced learners must have at least 3 months experience on a site (Not slinging/signalling).
  • Non experienced learners must be at least 18 years of age.