Banksman and Slinger Training Course

The main purpose of this Banksman and slinger training is to provide personnel, who have little and no experience of the Banks man and Slinger role with the basic knowledge of activities associated with the combined roles, and the safety and regulatory requirements of those activities.

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Successfully do a simple JSA for a lifting operation
  • Sling loads appropriately
  • Flag the crane operator appropriately.
  • Carry out visual inspection of slings before using them
  • Understand the color coding and marking of slings.
  • Use the different lifting accessories appropriately.
  • Follow the hands off procedures and employ taglines and push poles
  • Understand the SWL and WLL of equipment and accessories

Training Duration:

This Banksman and Slinger training will be organised in days with a ratio of 30% theory to 70% practical. These include classroom exercises, videos, practical slinging, flagging and hazard identification and control sessions. We can organised this banksman and slinger most often on site so as to give participant the best hands on training on everyday equipments.

  

Training Prerequisite:

The Banksman and Slinger training has no prerequisite however, it is recommended that participants be able to read and write basic english or french.

Who will benefit from this Banksman and Slinger Training

The Banksman and Slinger training has been designed for Anyone wishing to become competent in the Banksman and Slinger role in the oil and gas, construction, logging industry

Banksman and Slinger Training Course Outline

The Banksman and Slinger training consists of the following modules and elements.

MODULE 1 INTRODUCTION TO LIFTING OPERATIONS

  • Element 1.1 Regulations and safety issues
  • Element 1.2 Introduction to lifting roles and equipment
  • Element 1.3 Preparing for the lift
  • Element 1.4 Carrying out the lift
  • Element 1.5 Restoring the work area

MODULE 2 THE BANKSMAN’S ROLE

  • Element 2.1 The Banksman’s duties
  • Element 2.2 Communications and visibility

MODULE 3 SLINGING OPERATIONS

  • Element 3.1 Principles of slinging

MODULE 4 PRACTICAL EXERCISES

  • Element 4.1 The role of a Banksman & Slinger in a planned lift.

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