The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 states that employees are to be adequately trained or supervised on machinery and plant in the workplace. It is also covered in the Code of Practice for Cranes and the Code of Practice for Load-lifting Rigging.
The one day competency-based course covers both theory and practical and is designed to provide operators and handlers the knowledge and skills to operate truck mounted load lifting equipment safely and legally in the workplace.
The theory session covers:
Health & Safety in the workplace, and how to manage hazards
Parts of the Truck Mounted Crane and what they do
Slinging equipment and techniques
Safe work practices and site set up
How to read load charts so as not to overload the Truck Mounted Crane
Inspection and care of equipment
The practical session covers: