Overhead/Gantry Crane (Incorporating Banksman/Slinger)


To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge necessary for the safe operation of overhead travelling gantry cranes. Comprising both theoretical and practical instruction the following criteria are covered:

  1. UK Legislation / Legal Requirements

  2. Identification of Lifting Tackle

  3. Inspection and Maintenance

  4. Weight / Load Assessment

  5. Slinging Methods

  6. Signalling

  7. Practical Demonstration and Candidate Practice

  8. Operation of Crane in open and restricted work areas when unloaded and loaded

  9. Manoeuvring Loads around Obstacles

  10. Correcting Load Swing

  11. Individual Assessments

Course Duration:Experienced Candidates – 1 Day   Novice Candidates – 2 Days