Appointed Person

Course Length

1 Day


CITA In-house Certificate

Course Summary

This course is suitable for supervisors and managers with a responsibility for lifting operations and who have enough experience in the safe use of cranes to meet the requirements B.S 7121

Course Details

  • State basic requirements of legislation, regulations, codes of practice, guidance and good practice documentation that relate to all types of lifting duties.
  • Following safe systems of work
  • Identify and explain relevant information relating to different types of lifting accessories e.g. markings, certificates and thorough examination reports
  • Explain factors that determine types of communication methods, the limitations of each and the effects of poor communication
  • Explain maintenance inspection, thorough examination and testing requirements for lifting equipment and accessories
  • Specify appropriate lifting accessories for given types of loads
  • Identify weights and centres of gravity for different types of loads
  • Explain the duties and responsibilities of those involved in a lifting operation and explain capabilities and limitations of each for given lifting operations
  • Explain the definition, requirements and factors for temporary works management and the effects on typical lifting operations
  • Identify how the effects of fatigue on the lifting team can affect a lifting operation and how it should be managed
  • Understanding crane documentation
  • Describing types of cranes, lifting accessories and explain typical applications and related terms
  • Observing British Standard 7121 Safe Use of Cranes Guidelines
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures

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