WSQ Supervise Safe Lifting Operations

NTUC LearningHub


Course introduction

  • Learn how to make necessary preparations for the supervision of safe lifting operations
  • Learn the ropes of supervising safe lifting operations, such as identifying hazards, proper use of cranes as well as how to respond to lifting accident and emergencies
  • Learn how to supervise reinstatements of safe lifting operations such as the dismantling and restoring of rigging equipment, good housekeeping of equipment and work area, and post-operational checks



Course Benefits


At the end of the course, participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out lifting operations in a safe and efficient way
  • Implement legislative requirements to ensure a safe working environment
  • Investigate crane accidents and implement preventive efforts



Course Pre-Requisites


Learners MUST:
Have completed WSQ/ MOM ATP Rigging and Signalman course
And are assumed to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of the relevant sector of work
  • Be able to listen and speak, read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to the (ES) level 4
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 4;
and
Be medically fit



Target Audience


This course is mandatory for individuals who are assigned to supervise lifting operation involving a mobile crane or tower crane or any other crane in the workplace



Course Outline


CE 1 Prepare to supervise safe lifting operations

  • Comply to Risk Assessment
  • Check to ensure adherence to legislations and organisational safe work procedures
  • Participate in lifting plan, risk assessment and safe work procedure (SWP) briefing  for lifting operations as a supervisor
  • Check to ensure proper use of appropriate PPE and tag line for personnel in lifting operations
  • Interpret load charts to verify the intended lift is within the Safe Working Load (SWL) of the crane
  • Verify pre-lift inspection of crane, lifting gear and accessories
  • Check to ensure proper selection of rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories for lifting load
  • Check to ensure proper rigging of load
  • Check to ensure proper set up of communication equipment serviceability of communications equipment and functionality of radio channels for safe lifting operations
  • Supervise cordoning off of lifting and lowering area using effective barricades with prominent warning signages
  • Report and rectify any abnormalities/defects in the crane, lifting gear accessories and communications equipment according to organizational procedures
  • Apply preventive measures and hazard control of lifting accidents according to organisational procedures
CE 2 Carry out supervision of safe lifting operations
  • Implement safety practices and hazard control measures in workplace when carrying out Lifting Supervisor tasks
  • Identify hazards during lifting operations
  • Coordinate and supervise safe lifting operations involving cranes in a safe and proper manner
  • Coordinate and supervise lifting according to lifting plan
  • Respond to lifting accident and emergencies according to organizational Emergency Response Procedures (ERP)
CE 3 Supervise reinstatement of safe lifting operations
  • Supervise the dismantling and restoring of rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories
  • Supervise good housekeeping of equipment and work area
  • Supervise post-operational checks on communication equipment crane, lifting gear and accessories
  • Check to ensure reporting of any damage and defects on communication equipment, crane, lifting gear and accessories
  • Conduct accident investigation and analysis process of lifting accidents (where necessary)



Available Course Sessions


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Trainer Profile


NTUC Learninghub Pte Ltd (Executive Arm of NTUC LearningHub)

NTUC LearningHub® employs industry experienced and vendor certified instructors. These instructors are required to achieve sufficient qualifications before leading a class. In addition, we work with partners to deliver the latest course materials and computer facilities so that students can learn critical skills and prepare for the examinations.



 

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