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Equipment Training in Southampton, Hampshire

SWL in Southampton, Hampshire, conduct expert lifting equipment training and is approved by Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) as an Accredited Training Company. We are constantly updating our training courses, both accredited and tailored. Please see below for our most popular.

Lifting and Slinging

Duration: 3 Days

The specific aim of this course is to provide delegates with safe techniques for slinging, lifting operations and to act as a slinger/banksman. Although a basic course, the content is quite considerable and covers the following areas:
  • Current Legislation
  • Safety Margins
  • Sling Angles and Configurations
  • Load Estimation
  • Rules for Safe Lifting
  • Crane Signals
  • Equipment Selection
  • Safe Use and Pre-Use Inspection of Lifting Equipment

Electric Overhead Travelling Crane

Duration: 3 Days

The specific aim of this course is to provide delegates with safe techniques for slinging, lifting operations, when using an overhead crane, and to act as an operator/slinger. This course covers:
  • Current Legislation
  • Safety Margins
  • Sling Angles and Configurations
  • Load Estimation
  • Rules for Safe Lifting
  • Crane Signals
  • Pendent Control
  • Equipment Selection
  • Safe Use and Pre-Use Inspection of Lifting Equipment

Working at Height

Duration: 1.5 Days

The specific aim of this course is to provide delegates with safe techniques and knowledge of Working at Height Regulation (WAHR) 2005 and as amended in 2007 and the safe use of height safety equipment. This course includes:
  • Working at Height Regulation
  • Current Legislation Effecting WAHR
  • Working at Height Risk Assessments
  • Rescue Plans
  • Collective and Personal Equipment
  • Ladders
  • Safety Harness
  • Lanyards
  • Fall Arrest Systems
  • Pre- and Post-Use Inspections
  • Correct Fitting of Safety Harness
Each delegate will be expected to complete a theoretical examination and practical assessment to ensure safe practices are used. An LEEA approved certificate will be issued on successful completion of course, examination, and assessment. These aid in addressing the various legislative requirements that are placed upon employers to ensure their employees are deemed competent.

Courses Coming Soon

The following courses will be added to our LEEA Accredited course portfolio in the near future:
  • Appointed Person
  • LOLER and PUWER Awareness
  • Management of Lifting and Slinging
  • Managing Working at Height
  • Forklift Truck Operation
Our courses are designed to be held at our customer’s premises, if adequate facilities are available, however, if there is a requirement we are able to utilise SWL Group sites throughout the country. SWL Training Services can offer bespoke training courses to be tailored to suit your specific needs.

For further information or to discuss your requirements in more detail please contact our Head Office on 02380 338 286.

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