This course is suitable for any personnel involved in lifting operations in the oil and gas industry, providing a general introduction to the health and safety regulations surrounding lifting operations.
Upon successful completion of this course, the candidate will be aware of lifting regulations, how to plan a lift, the different classifications of lifts, the different types of lifting equipment covered under LOLER, and the hazards and controls associated with this equipment. The overarching objective of this course is to prevent workplace accidents by raising awareness of the hazards and to instil safe lifting practices in personnel, ultimately reducing the risk of lifting operation accidents.
- Recall the key definitions and terms used for lifting operations.
- Define LOLER
- Identify LOLER regulations in the workplace
- Identify the features of planning a lift
- Describe the classification of lifts – routine and non-routine
- Identify the examination and testing of equipment that is required under the regulations
- Identify the training that is required under LOLER
- Identify which equipment is covered under LOLER
- Identify the different types of lifting accessories
- Identify the different roles in lifting activities offshore
- Identify the hazards associated with mechanical lifting offshore, including equipment hazards.
- Explain the Safe Working Load and Colour Coding Practices.
- Identify safe lifting practices
This course explains Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER), the different types of lifting equipment, factors to consider when selecting equipment, the hazards of mechanical lifting activities and the roles involved in such activities.
The duration of the course is 40 minutes with a 20 question final assessment.