Personnel working within the wind industry conducting slinging techniques and signalling during simple lifting operations, meaning lifts conducted based on a lifting plan covering known hazards.
The aim of the course:
The aim of the GWO Slinger Signaller training course is to enable the participant to support and care for themselves and others by possessing the required knowledge and skills to conduct assigned tasks safely and efficiently.
Attaching and detaching the load to and from the crane lifting attachment
Initiating and directing the safe movement of the crane, including multiple slinger signallers during limited or blind lifts
Adhering to their role and responsibilities during the lift
Conducting visual pre and post inspection on lifting accessories and load
Handling of lifting accessories
Ensuring safe lift-off and lay down of the load
Slinging various types of load, based on weight, centre of gravity, shape and size
Carrying out generic routine lifts in accordance with the lift plan
Complying with instruction/procedures set up by the employer to manage lifting
Ensuring that equipment is properly used, maintained and defects reported