The course is designed to refresh the skills and knowledge of delegates who have successfully completed a full Carl Stahl Evita Lifting Gear Examination Course within the last 3-5 years.
Equivalent Inspection courses conducted by other training organisations may be considered acceptable as a pre-qualification for this course (Please refer details and dates to Carl Stahl Evita normally we would require proof of certification in this situation)
The aim of the course is to: –
- Provide delegates with a thorough grounding of the law and standards pertaining to lifting gear.
- To teach the statutory requirements for, inspection, rejection and reporting of lifting gear in service.
- To provide some practical advice that will enable those who attend to carry out lifting gear inspections confidently.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to: –
- Carry out statutory ‘in service’ inspections.
- Demonstrate knowledge of examination, storage, marking and handling of lifting gear.
- Demonstrate knowledge of terminology, law, standards and safe working practices concerning lifting gear.
- Offer sound advice to other users.
- Maintain a safe working environment whilst working with lifting gear.
- Law and Standards
- Legal Requirements (Health & Safety at Work Act), PUWER, LOLER, European Directives, Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations.
- Statutory Certificates & Reporting
- Principles for Selection of Lifting Gear (general)
- Marking, Storage & Handling (general)
- In-service Inspections (general)
- Materials used in lifting gear
- Force influences in lifting gear
- Inspection of lifting gear – Explanation, Demonstration & Imitation, Examination of black museum samples identifying faults, wear and common malpractice etc.
- Examination of lifting gear a practical assessment of lifting gear examination carried out on prepared used samples followed by group discussion.
This one-day course is carried out in accordance with the code of practice for the safe use of lifting equipment as published by LEEA. It includes a written confirmation test and a practical lifting gear inspection assessment leading to certification on successful completion.