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For NPORS CSCS Route the candidate must have passed a valid CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for operatives (OPS) within the last two years

NPORS Crane / Lift Supervisor N405 Course Objectives

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training 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 crane / lift supervisor

Explain the importance of locating and identifying different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and functions

Demonstrate how to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation

Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service

Explain the function and use of the RCIs and anti-collision systems and use the information provided

Explain setting up, erection, levelling and dismantling requirements for diverse types of lifting equipment and lifts

Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions and identify overhead hazards

Identify potential hazards and unsafe lifting practices using different lifting scenarios

Explain the importance of checking the security of various types of loads and lifting accessories, explain the procedures ensuring load balance and integrity

Supervise the movement of loads to different types of locations using different methods of communication

Explain all Environmental considerations and explain how factors such as the external area to the lift zone can affect the planning of the lifting operation

Carry out all “out of service” and securing procedures