Banksman Slinger Familiarisation

The course is recommended for:

  • WTG Technicians
  • Blade Inspectors
  • Installation & Maintenance Subcontractors

Content covers theoretical training covering:

  • Calculation of lifting equipment capacities
  • Safe job analysis and Risk Assessment planning
  • Equipment strengths and weaknesses
  • Slinging configuration

To provide persons involved with signaling, via radio or hand signals, knowledge of:

  • Correct use of radio and hand signal communication to ensure safe lifting operations
  • Planning of lifting routes and lay down areas
  • Safe Job Analysis & Risk Assessment

Practical Training covering:

  • Lift planning and risk assessment
  • Lifting team basics/blind lifts
  • Slinging various types of load according to size, weight, shape and centre of gravity
  • Choosing the correct lifting equipment
  • Visual check of slings (wire/fibre)
  • Visual control of lifting accessories

This Course provides persons involved in lifting & slinging with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of:

  • Requirements for the marking of lifting components
  • Pre/Post user control and correct storage of equipment
  • Discard criteria
  • Recommended practice – LOLER 1998
  • Enterprise of Competence & end