Every year workers are killed or injured when moving loads, especially when using mechanical devices to move them by lifting and swinging. This course is aimed to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and competence required to perform straight non-complex lifts.
The course covers techniques for the safe use of chains, ropes, slings, hooks and other lifting equipment, and aims to minimise accidents when moving loads.
- Learning Objectives & Overview
- Lifting Basics
- Recognising and using lifting equipment
- The Lifting Process
- Your Role
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
Anyone who may need to use lifting or slinging equipment in the workplace.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.