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Course Details

Who should attend?

This course is designed for those who work or control and inspect equipment and for any persons who use lifting equipment or have the responsibility of controlling lifting equipment. 


  • Targets & goals
  • HASAWA 74
  • MHSWR 99
  • Risk assessment
  • PUWER 98 – suitability
  • Maintenance
  • Inspection
  • Special risks
  • Information & instruction
  • Training
  • Hazard & risk
  • Controls
  • Warnings
  • Stability
  • Overview of documentation
  • Suggested types of records and registers
  • Questions and answers
  • Practical inspection training
  • Practical supervised inspection assessment


Strength & Stability Lifting equipment and its load must have adequate strength and stability for its anticipated use.

Lifting Persons Equipment used for lifting people must be such as to prevent people being crushed, trapped, struck or falling from the carrier.

Positioning & Installation Permanent lifting equipment must be installed and mobile lifting equipment must be positioned in such a way as to reduce the risk of the equipment or a load striking a person, or from a load drifting, falling freely, or being released unintentionally.

Marking Lifting equipment must be clearly marked to indicate its safe working load (SWL).

Lifting Operations Every lifting operation must be properly planned by a competent person, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe manner.

Examination & Inspection The extent of examinations and inspections will depend on an assessment of the risks based on the type of lifting equipment, where it is installed and how it is to be used.

Reports & Defects Competent persons conducting a thorough examination or inspection should notify the employer as soon as possible of any serious and significant defects found in lifting equipment.

Keeping Information Reports of thorough examinations, the current record of inspection and other documents, should be readily available to inspectors from the relevant enforcing authority.



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