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Slinger & Signaller – New Entrants


Duration of training
3 days

Minimum and maximum class numbers
4 max

Award
Fás CSCS provisional ticket

Duration of certificate
2 years

Venue
Training is available at the Safety Solutions Training centre or at the Client’s premises.

Course description & General Information
Safety Solutions LTD. Provides FAS CSCS Slinger & Signaller New Entrants Training.
The course is designed for Beginners who want to become a banksman in the Construction Industry. Before taking part, participants are required to have a valid Safe Pass Ticket and have at least 3 months on-site experience.

After six months work experience as a banksman participants must attend a one day assessment. On successful completion participants will receive a FETAC certificate & FAS CSCS Card

Aims of Course:
• Understand the relevant Health and Safety legislation.
• Identify workplace hazards regarding Slinger/Signaller.
• Understand the principles for the correct selection of Lifting Equipment.
• Identify Safe Working Load (S.W.L.) and Safe Sling Angles.
• Identify and Apply the full range of Slinging and Signaller methods.
• Apply and Understand Signaller/Signaller Operations.
• Carry out Operational Checks on all Lifting Equipment.

Contents of Course:
• Safe Slinging and signaller procedures.
• Safe Storage and Handling practices.
• Control of Lifting Equipment.
• Security and Safe Packing of Loads.
• Marking Identification.
• Crane Signals.
• Balance and Stability.