Employer and employee responsibilities
Safe working practices
Operator Safety Code
Pre-use checks (including test) on lifting accessories
HL Training Services offer Overhead Crane training for instructors and operators on site at customer locations and across Melksham. Training is carried out by instructors accredited by ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register) who are a founding member of the ABA Workplace Transport, who set the standard for training within the industry.
The aim of this course is to ensure the candidates have the skills to safely operate remote/pendant cranes (or both depending on your requirements). It includes all aspects listed above in the course modules section, as well as; crane controls, causes of accidents and how to prevent them, competent understanding and use of lifting tackle, assessing and lifting loads, crane signals, overload warning signals/systems, care & maintenance, operating in the vicinity of pedestrians and much more.
Candidates should be willing to learn all aspects of the course which includes the theoretical and practical aspects along with being able to work as a team. It is important that all candidates, equipment and facilities (e.g. room to conduct theoretical lessons and testing) are available for the entire course duration.
Please Note: We are able to tailor training to the type of Overhead Crane you have, and make it job specific too. This will help best equip the candidates for their specific job needs.
ITSSAR Course Timings
Novice Operator – up to 3 candidates – 2 days
Experienced Operator – up to 3 candidates – 1 day
Refresher Operator – up to 3 candidates – 1 day
Each candidate will receive an ITSSAR Accredited A4 certificate on successful completion of the Overhead Crane course, along with a Photo ID Card (accredited training ONLY) to accompany the certificate. (The certificate is the legal document)