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Banksman Slinger Signaller BS1

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

The Banksman Slinger Signaller Course provides a good theory knowledge of site and slinging safety regulations.

It enables the Course candidate to identify safe and faulty equipment; to lift safely according to specific crane types and to understand the importance of communication.

This course also covers how to move, sling up and position loads correctly, irrespective of weight, shape and location.

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Syllabus

The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Site safety – PPE – Area hazard & Risk Assessment
Inspections and Identifying Lifting Equipment – Safe Working Loads
Types of Crane – Safety & Slinging Applications
Safe Working Loads – Crane & Load Stability
Hand & Radio Signalling – Observations
Crushing Points and other Lifting Aids
Practical Slinging & Lifting
Practical Assessment Test
Theory Test
Course Closing Summary

Duration

As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Novice Course: 2 days

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

6 x Trainees
1 x Instructor

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