Slinger Signaller

Slinger Signaller Training – Course Details

It is envisaged that by the end of this Slinger Signaller training course the learner will be able to answer
questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and
    their responsibilities as a Slinger / Signaller.
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to
    relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting
    accessories.
  • Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions.
  • Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable
    items.
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service.
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads.
  • Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any
    overhead hazards.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger / Signaller use secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and┬áprocedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity.
  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different
    methods of communication.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures.