To assess delegates on the knowledge and skills needed to work as a banksman safely
Who Will Benefit:
All those in your organisation who are involved in, supervise or manage lifting and slinging operations.
This programme will consist of a combination of classroom sessions of underpinning knowledge relating to Slinger/Signaller operations, and slinging and signalling practical work.
- Safety and PPE
- Responsibilities of the Slinger/Signaller
- Slinging and signalling procedures
- Hand signals for lifting operations
- Lifting gear inspection and storage
- Choosing correct lifting gear
- Assessing loads
- Securing and balancing loads
- Use of tag ropes in lifting operations
- Hazards associated with blind lifting
Candidates must be over 18 and may attend the Slinger Signaller Assessment by a choice of 2 routes:
Candidates who have no experience of Slinging and Signalling must complete the 3 day New Entrant Slinger Signaller course before attending the FAS CSCS Assessment.
Experienced Slinger Signallers who have not attended the 3 day New Entrant programme may present for the Slinger Signaller Assessment subject to filling out the required Self Assessment/Declaration paperwork and satisfying the relevant criteria.
All candidates must hold a current Solas Safe Pass Registration Card.
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest.
Course Duration1 Day
Number of Delegates4 Maximum per course
On successful completion of the course, a CSCS Card and QQI Certificate will be issued to each delegate, which is valid for 5 years.