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Course Title: RSC17 Plant Loader & Secure
Location: RSS Training Centre or Customer's Premises
Duration: 8 hours
Max No. Delegates: 4/6

 

Who Should Attend: Health & Safety Representative, Persons responsible for Day to Day Plant Loading, Drivers seeking HGV Drivers. Low Loader Operators & Secure

 

Pre Requisites: Delegates attending should be familiar with Loading and Unloading of Vehicles Equipment and Load securing

 

Aims:
The course is designed to teach the principals of Loading, and Securing Loads and recognition of defects and unsafe equipment Risks & Hazards

 

Course Objectives:
  • Recognise defects and Limitations
  • Understand the Legal requirements affecting securing loads
  • Be aware of the different types of Ratchet Lashings Systems their methods of manufacture and limitations of use.
  • Inspection of Ratchet Chain Load binder & Chains with Fittings
  • Use comprehensive examination procedures.
  • Recognise & report defects in equipment

 

Course Outline:
  • An Introduction to statutory regulations in particular PUWER 1998 & LOLER 1998
  • Health & Safety 1974 act
  • Types of Lifting Equipment and Accessories
  • Alloy Steel Chains for Load & Securing, Chain Type Load binders, Standard chain Ratchets & Ratchet Type Load binders
  • Ratchet Straps & End Fittings
  • Textile Slings, Webbing Slings
  • Shackles, Safe Working Loads etc
  • Examination Procedure / Recognising Defects
  • Making Records / Reporting Defects / Fault Finding

 

Teaching Methods:
RSS Training course notes and Site Safety Books SWL Charts, DVD / on course content demonstration on New & Used equipment,

 

Assessment:
Theory, Multi choice question papers, & Practical Assessment.

 

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