Safe use of Lifting Equipment


Course Description

  • For Novice and experience operators

Course Objectives:

  • At the end of this Course Participants will be able to:
  • Carry out a Pre-use Inspection on Lifting Equipment.
  • Know how to use Lifting Equipment in a safe manner.
  • Know how to identify the SWL (load capacity) of Lifting Equipment.
  • Know the hazards related to improper use of Lifting Equipment.


  • Law
  • Hazardous situations
  • Good handling techniques and practice
  • Overloading
  • Operators Daily Checks
  • Good housekeeping
  • Practical
  • Introduction to the lifting equipment
  • Daily inspection and maintenance
  • Operation and signalling
  • Weight assessment
  • Manoeuvring in confined spaces