A62 Crane/Lifting Operations Supervisor

Course Length

5 Days


CPCS Card (Red)

Course Summary

This course is aimed at Supervisors, Managers and Slinger Signallers who supervise lifting operations. The course aims to instruct delegates how to safely supervise a lifting operation to ensure compliance with the law and secure the health and safety of all employees and of those who may be affected by their actions.

Course Details

  • State basic requirements of legislation, regulations, codes of practice, guidance and good practice documentation
  • Explain the duties and responsibilities of those involved in a lifting operation and explain capabilities and limitations of each for given lifting operations
  • Select appropriate sector-specific PPE and resources suitable for marshalling duties
  • Identify and explain relevant information relating to different types of lifting accessories e.g. markings, certificates and thorough examination reports
  • Understanding crane documentation
  • Explain types, attributes, limitations, hazards and stability factors on a range of typical plant
  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a piling rig attendant
  • Observing British Standard 7121
  • Describe and use different types of communication methods for receiving and communicating vehicle and plant movements
  • Guide and assist the movement of and position at given exact locations, a range of typical plant and vehicles using the approved code of signals
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components of relevant piling rig plant and equipment, the basic construction, and piling sector terminology
  • Guide a piling rig to a given location including through areas of limited or restricted space

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