Purpose: This training is aimed at those involved in inspection of wire rope. Aims and outcomes As a result of attending this course, participants will:

  •  Gain knowledge of legal requirements, employer/employee obligations and responsibilities, and safe working practices related to operational of mechanical lifting
  •  Undertake identification and pre-use inspection of lifting equipment
  •  Develop and select appropriate lifting equipment for various lifting operations
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of force influences for various sling configurations

Pre requisites: There are no pre requisites for this course Course Content:

  •  Definitions & Terminology
  •  Regulations, Standards, and Legal Requirements, including the Health & Safety at Work Act, LOLER, PUWER, Supply of Machinery (safety) Regulations, and recognized codes of practice
  •  Principles for the selection of Lifting Equipment. Marking, storage and handling, pre-use inspection, assessing the operation and certification
  •  Slinging methods, design of slings, choosing the right sling for the job, consideration of he different types of slings available, the advantages and disadvantages of each
  •  Force influences – how to calculate the forces present in slings and other lifting equipment under given loading conditions, considerations of the “uniform load” and “trigonometric rating of slings”.
  •  Guidance on the estimation of loads of unknown weight and slinging practical
  •  Slinging accessories – hooks, sortening clutches, rigging screws, wire rope grips, etc.

Certification: Barron International will issue Certificate of Training in Intermediate Rigging/Slinging for successful participants

Duration: 2 days

Method of Training: Training will be carried out in accordance with the code of practice for the safe use of lifting equipment, closed by written assessments.

Maximum Participants: 12 persons