To provide thorough practical and theory training in the responsibilities of a Slinger/Signaller to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
- Establishing the weight and dimensions of loads and communicating this information to the crane operator - Selecting appropriate lifting tackle, attaching and detaching it correctly and safely - Directing the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions, giving clear and unambiguous signals in such a manner as to ensure the safety of personnel and plant - Determining the serviceability of lifting tackle maintaining and storing it correctly - The duties and responsibilities, as required by statute, of a slinger/signaller - The effects of load movement on the stability of a crane - Potential hazards associated with crane operation how to overcome them - The effect of varying the angles of multi-leg slings and how to calculate their safe working loads - Methods of establishing weights and dimensions of loads - The standard code of signals - Operator problems of crane control - Automatic safe load indicators - Crane safety devices
Duration of Training: 2 days.
Pre-requisites: It is recommended that delegates have 2 or more years operational experience on the machine.
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.