Crane Appointed Person (Non CPCS)

Course Details

This course is aimed at employees who currently undertake risk assessments and plan safe systems of work using lifting equipment. It is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should obtain a copy of BS7121 parts1 & 3 plus a copy of LOLER 98 ACoP. They should be familiar with all relevant legislation.

This course is designed for on-site venues only

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to plan lifts
  • Understand the control measures to supervise lifting operations

Course Contents

  • Planning and Supervising Lifts
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)(*)
  • BS 7121 relevant sections
  • Lifting Accessories (Examination, Inspection, Use and Planning)
  • ADL Overhead crane(s) capacity and location
  • Safe use of overhead pendant cranes(*)
  • Lift planning
  • Practical Slinging & Crane supervision
  • Sling angles
  • Documentation & Certification
  • Lifting Method Statements & Risk Assessments(**)

*These topics should have been covered on Basic Pendant Crane operators Course
** See ADL Specific Risk Assessments and Pre-use checks
Note: This course is restricted to cover only ADL lifting requirements for Frame Shop, Paint Bays, Production and Development/Test at Guildford

Who should attend?

Any person(s) planning and supervising lifts