Who Should Attend?
This training course is designed for personnel who are involved with the issue, purchasing and receiving back in of portable lifting equipment and involved in carrying out planned maintenance and inspection of in-use portable lifting equipment.
To teach persons an overview of the examination process of in-service portable lifting equipment as required by Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 along with other relevant legislation.
Classroom based and practical exercises and group participation.
Content Statutory Legislative Requirements:
The Health & Safety at Work Law Powers of the Inspectorate
British and European Standards
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (An overview)
The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (An overview)
Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (An overview)
HSE Guidance Notes
Portable Lifting Equipment Examination/ Inspection (Theory & Practical)
Chain Slings / Master Links & Assemblies
Wire Rope Slings
Swivel Hoist Rings
Shackles Lifting and Pulling Machines
Man-Made Webbing Slings
Manual Chain Blocks / Hoists
Lever Hoists (Pull-lifts)
Jacks: Defamation, wear
Methods of Testing
Proof Load Testing (Overview Only)
Determining Safe Working Loads
Factors of Safety
Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing (MPI/NDT)
Defective equipment register
Company procedures / protocols
Purpose of Quarantine locker
Documentation/ Certification & Report Writing
Thorough Examination Reports and Conformity Certificates
How to complete reports of Thorough Examination