Safe Lifting

Safe lifting is a course for those who work with lifting materials and equipment over 10 kg. We use various lifting systems, stationary as well as mobile. The course gives you an understanding of what the laws say and what requirements exist in the workplace regarding lifting. Additionally, planning and calculation of angles and risk assessment are essential parts of your work with lifting.

  • After an approved course, the participant will be issued a certificate
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The course aims to create an understanding of different lifting systems and equipment that are available and how they are used based on risk assessments, angles and other vital parameters. Understanding the laws and regulations and how to use the equipment safely in different environments is also an essential part of this course.

Theoretical elements

  • Different ways to carry out a lift
  • Laws and regulations, distribution of responsibilities and penalties
  • Signal Schedule
  • Product knowledge, mobile and stationary lifting systems, slings and quick-links
  • Choosing the right equipment and tools
  • Planning of lifting, angles and risk assessments
  • Load restrictions SWL, WLL

Practical elements

  • Planning of safe lifting
  • Calculating of safe lifting
  • Lifting of different objects and loads
Target group: Safe lifting is aimed at people who work with loading, cranes or signals as well as supervisors, safety representatives or project planning for lifting. Previous knowledge: None Period of validity: Annual repetition are recommended Course length: 4 hours (1/2 day) Instructor: 1
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