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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 Slinger / Signaller N402 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 Slinger / Signaller

Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation

Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions

Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation

Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify nonserviceable items

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

Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads

Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards

Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger / Signaller use

Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity

Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication

Environmental considerations

Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures