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Safe Use Of Hoists Block & Tackle

Hoist and Block and Tackle courses (Manual and electric)are designed under the HSAWA, PUWER, LOLER and MHASAWA to instruct operators in the recognised, correct and safe practical applications within standard operating environments. Including safety knowledge of its capabilities and limitations. This course also includes basic slinging techniques specific to the operating environment.


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1 Day

Course Style

Knowledge and skills


On Site


Knowledge and skills


HSE Standard

Course Content
  • Acts and Regulations as applicable.
  • Operator responsibilities.
  • Accidents, causes and prevention.
  • Safe working loads.
  • Crane / Slinger signals.
  • Pre Use Safety Inspection
  • Care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Weight Estimation, Centres of gravity.
  • Overload warning devices
  • Safe operating practices.
  • Correct techniques relative to the working environment
  • Additional

    In Company courses will be tailored to the working environment
    A Training room and operating area suitable for the number of delegates will be required.
    Reduced rates are available for multi-site or multi-course bookings.
    Suitable lifting equipment will be required for on site courses