Since 2001 there have been 61 accidents involving tower cranes. 9 people have died, and 25 have been seriously injured. Tower and mobile cranes are used extensively on construction projects and present a number of potential hazards.

This half day Training Course is designed to enable delegates to understand the types of cranes currently used in Construction, hazards when cranes are operating on site, legal duties of the crane hirer and the crane user, safe operating practices and signals, crane supervision and contract lifts.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction and Registration
  • Pre-theory test paper
  • Statutory Instruments (HSWA / PUWER / LOLER and other relevant legislation).
  • Types of Crane and Uses
  • Hazards and Risks to be considered
  • Safe Systems of Work / Physical Measures / Operational Measures
  • Safe Operating Practices and Signals
  • The duties of personnel involved in lifting operations
  • Contract Lifts
  • Post theory test paper
  • Course Critique
  • Appraisals

Training Method:

Classroom based session. Instructor will use a PPT Presentation. Delegates complete a pre theory test paper to ascertain knowledge base, plus a post theory test paper.

What our students have to say

Great course. Graham, the instructor was very informative and the course had all then relevant content and information.

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Thom Edward

August 2019

Very good company to get specialised training. Good instructor, good classroom and study paperwork’s.

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Rafael De Nadai

August 2019

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