Lifting Operations Awareness – OSHA Standards
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
LO1: Recall the key definitions and terms used for lifting operations
LO2: Define lifting operations
LO3: Identify lifting operations regulations in the workplace
LO4: Identify the features of planning a lift
LO5: Describe the classification of lifts – routine and non-routine
LO6: Identify the examination and testing of equipment that is required under the regulations
LO7: Identify the training that is required under lifting operations
LO8: Identify which equipment is covered under lifting operations
LO9: Identify the different types of lifting accessories
LO10: Identify the different roles in lifting activities offshore
LO11: Identify the hazards associated with mechanical lifting offshore, including equipment hazards
LO12: Explain the Safe Working Load and color coding practices
LO13: Identify safe lifting practices
The aim of this course is to make you aware of lifting regulations, the different types of lifting equipment, the factors to consider when selecting equipment, the hazards associated with mechanical lifting activities and the different roles involved in these activities.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard, procedure, condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or unscheduled refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and unsafe acts or deviations from procedures.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.