Courses >> Crane Hoist Slinging

This course is designed to train delegates in the methods of using Gantry Cranes / Hoists within their working environment in respect of PUWER and LOLER regulations. This course also includes the basic techniques of slinging and signaling loads and movements within the work place.

Course content

  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • PUWER & LOLER Regulations
  • Selecting & inspecting the lifting equipment
  • Selection & inspection of lifting tackle
  • Controls and movement of the crane / hoist
  • PPE requirements / care / maintenance & use
  • Methods of slinging loads
  • Using specific attachments
  • Load weight distribution
  • Knowledge & practical examinations


Experience required

No prior knowledge of topic required

Course duration

1 day course

Number of delegates

1 – 4


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Facilities / requirement

A training room suitable for the number of delegates will be required. Sufficient practical training and practice area for the crane / hoist and relevant loads. Delegates will require PPE as required



Certification renewal

Recommended every 3 years however this may depend on the company’s risk assessments and internal policies

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