Safe Use of Lifting Equipment - Course Schedule

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Safe Use of Lifting Equipment - Course Details

Training Provider: ICM

Location: Live Instructor-Led Online

Language: English

Term Of Validity: 02 years

Number Of Delegates: 5 to 20

Targeted Audience: Crane Operators, Riggers, Signallers, Site Supervisors, any other worker who perform activities using lifting equipment.

Objective: This course is intended as a working guide for training workers and supervisors in the fundamentals of safe rigging and hoisting.\\\\rThe information covers not only ropes and knots but hoisting equipment from cranes to chainfalls and rigging hardware from rope clips to spreader beams. Equally important is the attention paid at every point to correct procedures for inspection, maintenance, and operation.\\\\rKnowledge of the equipment and materials with which we work is one of the most important factors in occupational health and safety. Each item has been designed and developed to serve a specific purpose. Recognizing its capabilities and limitations not only improves efficiency but minimizes hazards and helps prevent accidents.


  • Theory – 12 hours
  • British & European Legislation
  • UK: Criminal & Civil Law
  • EU: Status in UK Law
  • Definitions and Terminology
  • UK Regulations: LOLER & PUWER
  • Inspection Requiriments
  • Standards Interpretations
  • BS 7121 Part 1
  • BS 7121 Part 3
  • Roles & responsabilities of key personnel involved in lifting operations Types of lift
  • Requiriments of reporting procedures to Statutory Bodies i.e HSE
  • Lifting Appliance (Crane) Types/Inspection/Uses
  • Outrigger Usage Lifting Accessories
  • Slinging Techniques and Calculations
  • Communications
  • Lift Plan and Hazard Identification
  • Lifting Operations preparations/Lift Plan Pratical – 07 Hours
  • Development of a lift plan
  • Perfoming a safe lift.

Practice Material: ICM Online LIVE Platform

Elearning: Yes

Exam: Test with minimum required score of 60% Test – 01 Hour.

Technical Reference:

  • HOISTING and RIGGING Safety Manual - Infrastructure Health & Safety Association IHSA
  • LOLER 1998
  • British Standard 7121 Part 1
  • British Standard 7121 Part 3

Price Detail:

  • Free ($0 USD) for Exclusive Customers under Service Agreement with ICM Group
  • $30USD per candidate per training (if over 10 candidates per session)
  • $50USD per candidate per training (if less than 10 candidates per session)