Lifting operaitons

Crane Safety Awareness

In this course we will look at the hazards involved when using cranes, and the health and safety procedures that are put in place which work to make their usage within the industry safer.

What's included?

Course Description 

Crane operations are an everyday part of the oil and gas industry; lifting a multitude of supplies and materials on and off various facilities and vessels. However, injuries and dangerous occurrences arising from lifting operations account for almost 20% of offshore incidents. In this course we will look at the hazards involved when using cranes, and the health and safety procedures that are put in place which work to make their usage within the industry safer.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the importance of clear communication 
  • Identify whether equipment is fit for use
  • Classify the hierarchy and job roles of Lifting Team members 
  • Recognise the importance of the Lift Plan
  • Relate lifting operations to LOLER regulations