01698 230200 info@dgctraining.co.uk

303 Orbiston Street
North Lanarkshire

Tel: 01698 230200

Gantry Crane Training

This one day course will teach candidates how to safely operate a Gantry crane including instruction on safe methods of use, do’s and don’t’s and slinging. The course will provide candidates with both practical and theoretical knowledge in the use of the Gantry Crane. This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety Executive.

Course Syllabus:

  • Introduction & Aims
  • Current Legislation (Inc LOLER 98)
  • Pre Use Checks & Maintenance
  • Safe Operations of Gantry Cranes
  • Introduction to Work Equipment
  • Basic Slinging & Signals
  • Raising, Transporting & landing a Load
  • Lifting Plans
  • Theoretical Assessment
  • Practical Training & Assessment

On successful completion of these courses candidates will be provided with a DGC certificate of attendance and copy of training records.

Vehicle Mounted Lorry Loader 

This is a course for drivers of vehicles with lorry mounted cranes.  In line with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Employers have a duty to maintain all plant and equipment and provide adequate information and training for employees.Course Syllabus:

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Pre use checks & Maintenance
  • Stability of the lorry loader
  • Introduction to the machine
  • Basic hand signals
  • Stacking loads
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regs 1998
  • Planning your job
  • Hazards on construction sites
  • Lifting and transporting loads
  • Basic slinging
  • Assessments ( theory and practical )

Length of course will depend on numbers (max of 3) and level of current experience.

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