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Course Spolight: Slinger / Signaller

One of the popular courses running regularly at COTS is Slinger / Signaller. The aim of this course is to provide you with the basic skills, knowledge and information to safely carry out the role and duties of a slinger/signaller. The programme covers the use of various methods of lifting and security of products using straps, strops and chains.

The course has a high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials.

Topics covered include:

  • Relevant legislation

  • What are the hazards

  • Duty of care

  • Risk assessments and safe systems of work

  • Safety signs and signals

  • Using recognised hand signals in the operation

  • Understanding weight limits

  • Selecting and attaching the correct lifting accessory

  • Movement of loads

  • Making loads safe before, during and after movement

  • PPE

  • Practical assessment

Depending on your business needs we can deliver this course to ALLMI, NPORS or to In-house standard. For more information you can visit our course outline pages:

For more information you can get in touch by contacting 01792 587250 or


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