N405 Crane / Lift Supervisor Novice

Course Objectives:

It is envisaged that at the end of this course the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry & their responsibilities as a crane / lift supervisor
  • Explain the importance of locating & identifying different types of lifting equipment & lifting accessories.  Explain their basic construction, uses, applications & functions
  • Demonstrate how to interpret & extract information on all relevant documentation
  • Explain & demonstrate diverse types of communication methods used for lifting purposes
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
  • Explain the function & use of the RCI’s & anti-collision systems & use the information provided
  • Explain setting up, erection, levelling & dismantling requirements for diverse types of lifting equipment & lifts
  • Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions & identify overhead hazards
  • Identify potential hazards & unsafe lifting practices using different lifting scenarios
  • Explain the importance of checking the security of various types of loads & lifting accessories, explain the procedures ensuring load balance & integrity
  • Supervise the movement of loads to different types of locations using different methods of communication
  • Explain all environmental considerations & explain how factors such as the external area to the lift zone can affect the planning of the lifting operation
  • Carry out all ‘out of service’ & securing procedures

On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive an NPORS card valid for 5 years, after which a refresher course can be undertaken.

Course Duration:

3 Days

Delegate Numbers:

Max of 6 per course

NPORS is one of the UK’s leading accreditation and registration bodies, working across the construction, industrial, utilities, warehousing and distribution, agricultural, ports and marine sectors.

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