NPORS / AITT or In-house Slinger Signaller. NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) or AITT (Association Industrial Truck Trainers), are both members of the ABA (Accrediting Bodies Association).
Slinger Signaller training can be completed on your site or at a training centre.
How long is the course?
Slinger Signaller training can vary in course length between one or two days depending on experience, normally for the experienced candidate its one day or two days for a novice candidate.
Who should attend the Slinger Signaller Training Course?
Candidates of all levels of ability and knowledge can attend our courses.
The course covers a range of health and safety regulations and procedures as well as terminology that the candidate needs to know. The course will teach the candidates how to safely Sling and Signal loads.
Slinger Signaller Training
To teach the delegate how to safely and correctly Sling and Signal in accordance with LOLER 1998 and BS 7121. To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
- To have a basic understanding of the relevant regulations including LOLER 1998, PUWER 1998, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and BS 7121
- Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a Slinger / Signaller
- Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
- Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories.
- Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions
- Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
- Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items
- Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
- Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads
- Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards
- Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger / Signaller use
- Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity
- Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication
- Environmental considerations