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Banksman Techniques

Course description

Useful for anyone with responsibility for safely directing the movement of plant, equipment or materials within the work area.  The course will be presented using overhead projector presentation and appropriate videos to emphasise points on safety.

Aim and objectives of the course

The aim of the course is to ensure that anyone employed to ensure the safe movement of loads within the work area can do so in a safe competent manner so as to enable the loads to be handled safely, by giving signals to operators, whether hand, mechanical or electrical.

Course content

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Signalling techniques
  • Ground conditions
  • SWL
  • Movement of loads
  • PPE

Course assessment

The delegates performance will be assessed by their response to verbal questions throughout the course and their performance in the end test.

  • Information

    Duration: ½ Day

    Cost: £45

    Size: 5 – 10

    Notes: CITB grants will be available to member companies.

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