Lifting operaitons

Manriding

This module is intended to provide an overview of some of the considerations that should be given to ensure safety during manriding operations, and the associated hoists, winches and lifting equipment typically used within the oil and gas drilling industry.

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Course Description 

This module is intended to provide an overview of some of the considerations that should be given to ensure safety during manriding operations, and the associated hoists, winches and lifting equipment typically used within the oil and gas drilling industry.

For clarity, a definition of manriding is “the raising/lowering of a person using a certified manriding winch, with the person wearing an approved full body harness that is, in turn, directly connected to the winch”.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:
  • Define manriding operations and what they entail 
  • Relate to the seriousness of historical incidents 
  • List some of the legislation and guidance in existence relating to manriding activities
  • Consider the importance of performing risk assessments and following a safe system of work 
  • Define some of the control measures used to help safeguard manriding activities 
  • Recognise potential hazards involved with manriding 
  • Identify the effects of suspension trauma 
  • State the procedural requirements for emergency response and rescue contingencies
  • List some of the features of a manriding winch or hoist 
  • Relate to how a harness must be correctly sized and properly utilised 
  • Recall the signals used in manriding activities