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Training in brief
This training teaches your employees to work safely with hoisting- and lifting material.
Demonstrably safe work at height
Safe handling of hoisting- and lifting equipment demands the necessary knowledge and skills. With wrong or inexpert use comes a variety of risks. As employer, you are legally required to deploy the right working equipment for the activities in your organisation and make specially trained employees responsible for the selection hereof. Also, you must be able to prove that these employees are verified in their expertise. When it cannot be demonstrated that your employees possess the proper knowledge and skills, you will risk a substantial fine.
Goal of the training
The training ‘Safe hoisting’ teaches your employees to expertly deal with hoisting- and lifting material, like slings, hoists and chains, on the basis of theory lessons and practical exercises. Afterwards, candidates can apply the material safely and effectively. The achieved certificate is your proof of an employee who meets the requirements according to the Scaffolding directive.
Exam for STE-certificate
The training is completed with an exam. Graduated candidates receive a STE-certificate.
For this training, no special requirements are applied. However, the training does focus specifically on individuals who work with hoisting and lifting equipment.
This training consists of theoretical lessons and practical exercises. The following components will be dealt with:
dangers and risks of working with stop material;
overview of preventive measures;
regulations: basic safety- and health prescriptions to minimize dangers of hoist- and lift work;
stop material: overview of different types and their applications;
- rules for safe use of stop material (choice, suspension point, multiway straps, reduction and propagation coefficient).
practical exercises in attaching loads with varied used hoisting devices;
- applying hand- and arm signals.
Duration of training and exam
1 day, incl. examination.
The training is preferably held at your location, so that the practices are conducted with your own hoisting- and lifting equipment.
This training is only provided at request.
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