The NPORS Slinger & Signaller training program is designed for any personnel who are required to work as a Slinger and Signaller viz. Riggers, Rigging Supervisor, Crane Operator, HSE personnel and any other personnel involved directly/indirectly in a rigging operation.
The objective of this course is to provide knowledge of the rigging principles, calculations rating of slings under different configurations, general hazards and risk of rigging and lifting operations. Delegates shall be taught on how to assess the rigging equipment and plan a rigging activity.
- Introduction of Rigging
- Legislation & Familiarization with different types of rigging equipment
- Identification of rigging equipment; Selection of correct rigging equipment
- Centre of Gravity; Sling Angle
- Capacity calculation of multi legged sling
- Hitches & Correct use of hitches
- Capacity calculation of hitches
- Job Planning & Rigging Techniques
- Inspection of rigging gears
- Hand Signals to BS 7121
The NPORS Crane Supervisor training program is designed for any personnel who are required to work as a Crane Supervisor. Candidates who have exposure to rigging (slinging) and lifting operation and who are willing to undertake another level of responsibility as Crane & Lift Supervisor.
To deliver thorough theory-based and practical training on all the key responsibilities of a Crane Supervisor. To ensure the candidate is able to competently and safely execute the role and pass the required NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.
Upon successful completion of this course the attendee will be able to:
- By the end of the course the candidates will have the knowledge to take up the role of Crane & Lift Supervisor, ensure compliance is met with legal and technical requirements and secure the health and safety of employees
- Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a crane / lift supervisor
- Explain the importance of locating and identifying different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and functions
- Demonstrate how to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
- Explain and demonstrate diverse types of communication methods used for lifting purposes
- Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
- Explain the function and use of the RCIs and anti-collision systems and use the information provided
- Explain setting up, erection, levelling and dismantling requirements for diverse types of lifting equipment and lifts
- Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions and identify overhead hazards
- Identify potential hazards and unsafe lifting practices using different lifting scenarios
- Explain the importance of checking the security of various types of loads and lifting