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Safe Slinging and Lifting Appreciation Training


The course is designed to provide:-

  • An understanding of the theory and rating of lifting equipment.

  • An overview of the legislation as applied to the user.

  • An appreciation of types of lifting equipment and how to carry out routine pre-use inspections

  • Polyester roundslings

  • Polyester webslings

  • Chain slings

  • Wire rope slings

  • Shackles,

  • Plate clamps

  • Eyebolts.


The following topics will be covered:

  • All legislation appropriate to conducting lifting activities – Health and Safety at  Work Act 1974, LOLER 1998, PUWER and LEEA code of practice.

  • Planning of a lifting operation including assessing the load, correct equipment  selection and assessing the environment.

  • Safe and correct use of common lifting accessories (slings, shackles, chain slings, wire rope slings, plate clamps, eyebolts, hooks)

  • Pre use inspection of common lifting accessories.


On successful completion candidates will receive a certificate valid for three years. 

Additional Information

Further information on the training facilities, first aid provision, insurance etc are available upon request.

If you need any further detail on the course please email or call 01782 438813

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