Hoist Novice Course

Hoist Novice Course

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Code :A20

£ 650.00

To provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate and maintain a hoist, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

  • Roles and responsibilities as a plant / equipment operator
  • Hoist components, construction, controls and terminology
  • Regulations, legislation and Codes of Practice relating to lifting duties
  • Hoist pre-use checks for stability, alignment and safety including running checks and emergency lowering functions
  • Awareness of overhead services and other hazards
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of the equipment
  • Preparing the hoist for the required loads
  • Loading and unloading of materials following manual handling requirements
  • The capabilities of each machine, its purpose and limitations
  • All safety precautions necessary for the correct operation of the machine
  • Signalling and instructions
  • Placing the hoist in an out-of-service condition, isolate and secure
  • CPCS theory & practical tests

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