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Slinger Signaller / Banksman :

1 day Experience with formal qualifications  2 days : Novice 1-4 attendees  accredited by LEEA and ITSSAR


Course objectives

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Understand and follow lift plans
  • Select, attach and detach appropriate liftingaccessories
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilitiesunder relevant legislation
  • Determine the serviceability of accessories and howto maintain and store them correctly
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads andcommunicate this information to the crane operator
  • Direct the actions of a crane moving loads, by givingclear signals to ensure safety of personnel and plant.


Course content

  • Code of signals
  • Slinging methods
  • LOLER certification
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Basic, standard and complex lifts
  • Handling/storage of accessories
  • Selection of lifting accessories
  • Calculate safe working loads
  • Effects of varying the angles of multi-leg slings
  • Hazards associated with crane operations and howto avoid them
  • Understanding of lift plans
  • Pre-shift checks


Refresher period

Recommend refresher course 3-5 years


Any other relevant information

This course is carried out in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment as published by LEEA and ITSSAR, and includes practical lifting operation assessments and test.

As a Training & Development agent, Street Cranexpress is not directly accredited or associated with any examining body. The courses we have advertised are delivered by an independently accredited training provider.


Recommended follow-on courses

  • NPORS Appointed Person for Lifting Operations
  • ITSSAR or LEEA Overhead Crane


To book this course, please contact us below or call 0114 243 1142.

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Street Cranexpress Ltd
Tyler Street,
Sheffield, S9 1GL
Tel: 0114 243 1142
Email: [email protected]