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Rigging and Slinging Supervisor

Overview (Target Audience)
Employees who are involved in rigging and slinging operation, moving loads by mechanical lifting equipment and lifting accessories.

Aims and Objectives
The aim and objectives of this course is to provide personnel who have basic experience of rigging and slinging in a supervisory role with knowledge of
safe lifting operation and relevant regulatory requirements. This training Programme will allow the delegates to demonstrate Offshore/Onshore Rigging
& Slinging operation in theoretical and practical skills following instruction and demonstration by the training staff.
 Rigging and Slinging supervisor’s responsibilities
 Responsibilities of OIM/ Platform superintendent/senior operator or Site manager
 Breaches of Safety Legislation
 How to prevent the unwanted incident, accident and property damage
 Understanding Basic, Intermediate and Critical lifting
 Calculation and selection of Load Handling Equipment and Lifting Accessories
 Purpose of rigging/lift plan
 How to prepare the lifting plan
 Preparation of Risk Assessments
 Purpose of conducting a toolbox talk
 How to perform all pre and post‐lift inspection
 The mode factor and angle factor of any equipment used and situations that will cause overload
 How to move the load safely and efficiently in a restricted area
 How to prevent and counter any swing by correct means.
 Communication procedure between banksman and Load handling equipment operator
 Storage procedure
 How to cop when there is an emergency.

Structure of the Course (Course Content)
 Safety regulations – Lifting Equipment Technical Regulation QP‐ 1‐ Rev‐3 LOLER 1998, PUWER 1998, and BS 7121 ‐1, 2, 3 Safe use of Cranes
regarding the use of cranes Mobile, Floating, and static.
 Responsibility of rigging and slinging Supervisor
 Environmental and Load hazards
 Calculation ( terminology ) related to angle factor
 Selection and use of lifting accessories
 Selection and setup the cranes (Configuration terminology)
 Wire rope ,web and chain sling and lifting accessories terminology
 Risk Assessment
 The control of loads
 Pre & post use checks on lifting appliances
 Completing of lift, rigging and slinging plan and Risk assessment.

The course is a competency based and therefore delegates will be required to demonstrate their competency by means of theoretical and practical exercises.
Delegates must demonstrate their knowledge by answering questions relevant to rigging and slinging operation during practical exercises. Individually,
delegates must be able to perform successfully each of these tasks in order to be deemed competent:
 Complete Rigging and slinging plan for Telescopic boom crane and Risk assessment
 Complete Rigging and Slinging plan for Lattice boom crane (Crawler/ Pedestal/ Port)
 Complete Rigging plan for Off center of gravity ( Uneven) load
 Complete a lift permit.
 Fill the Lifting appliances checklist.

Course Duration
2 Days (1st day ‐ Theory, 2nd day ‐ Practical)

Course Pre‐requisites
Previous experience in Rigging and Slinging, load movement operations and usage of lifting equipment.

Certification & Approvals
QISC certificate on successful completion

Validity Period
2 years

Min & Max No. of Delegates
Minimum: 4, Maximum: 8

Health & Fitness
All delegates will be asked to complete a Qatar International Safety Centre standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

Venue (Training Location) Doha
Qatar International Safety Centre
Centre Gate 9, Street 45
Salwa Industrial Area
Doha, Qatar
PO BOX 23651

Ras Laffan
Qatar International Safety Centre
Laffan Global Training Centre
Laffan Global Village

Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220