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Rigging and Slinging

Scope (Target Audience)
Employees and supervisors who are involved in moving loads by a mechanical lifting device.

To ensure the safe practice of moving loads At the end of the training the slingers/riggers should be able to:
 Perform all pre-lift checks
 Understand the safe lifting capacity of any equipment used and situations that will cause overload
 Manoeuvre the load safely and efficiently in a restricted space
 Prevent and counter any swing by correct means
 Communicate correctly and appropriately with others
 Cope with emergency situations

Structure of the Course (Course Content)
 Safety regulations regarding the use of cranes
 Basic crane operating principles
 The control of loads
 Lifting and moving in confined spaces
 Limitations in lifting capacity
 Pre use checks on equipment
 Awareness of the effect of sling angles on the S.W.L /W.L.L
 Completing a lifting proficiency test

There will be interactive class discussion and verbal questioning throughout the session

The practical session will be assessed with respect to measurement of the objectives and their subsets. The slinger may be asked simple questions
periodically in relation to the slinger environment.

Certification & Approvals
QISC Certification

2 Years

Course Duration
1 Day comprising Theory and Practical

Maximum Number of Delegates
10 Operators

Held at Qatar International Safety Centre Premises or clients premises if preferred.

Dates & Cost
On request