Crane

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Course Aims:

To provide thorough practical and theory plant training in operating a Mobile Crane, to enable the candidate to competently and safely fulfil the role.

The course will cover…

  • Operating the crane safely
  • Responding to recognized crane signals accurately
  • Correct positioning of the crane
  • Altering jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Routine plant maintenance and minor adjustments
  • Safe load indicators and duties charts
  • Chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Crane capabilities and safety precautions
  • Basic theory of power units, transmission systems and control systems
  • Understanding and interpreting duties charts
  • Understanding how to programme safe load indicators
  • The effects of radius change on the safe working capacity
  • Statutory regulations and Codes of Practice applicable to lifting operations
  • Effects of shock loading on structural strength, stability and load displacement
  • Principles of safe slinging and the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear
  • The correct and safe use of outriggers
  • Transport regulations and preparing for travel on the public highway
  • This course can be adapted to for experienced users and can be done as a refresher course

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    UK Wide Health & Safety Training Service

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    Aberdeen Bradford Derby Halifax Liverpool Oxford Slough Telford
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    Airdrie Bristol Dundee Hartlepool London Perth Southampton Warrington
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    Blackburn Coventry Glenrothes Kirkcaldy Norwich Rotherham Sunderland
    Blackpool Crawley Gloucester Leeds Nottingham Sale Sutton Coldfield
    Bolton Cumbernauld Greenock Leicester Nuneaton Salford Swansea
    Bournemouth Darlington Grimsby Lincoln Oldham Sheffield Swindon