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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


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,


Theory, Multi choice question papers, & Practical Assessment.


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