Designed for delegates that work with any lifting equipment provided at work or for the use of people at work, those who employ such people, those that represent them and those who act as a competent person in the examination of lifting equipment.

It sets out what you should do to comply with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

LOLER applies to lifting equipment and builds on the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).

The failure and/or misuse of lifting equipment has the potential to cause serious personal injury, significant damage to property and loss of time and money. Aim also is to proactively manage the risks associated with the purchase, storage and use of lifting equipment and lifting accessories.



  • Current Legislation And Regulations
  • HSE Guidance
  • Safety Requirements
  • Inspection Of Lifting Equipment
  • Calculating Load Weights
  • Safe Slinging Of Loads
  • Safe Use Of The Relevant Equipment And Accessories
  • Controlling The Movement Of The Load
  • Communication


This course is aimed at banksman/slingers/riggers, lifting equipment operators, deck crew, roustabouts, drillfloor crews, hse reps, competent appointed persons and anyone who has responsibility for the safe use of work equipment, such as managers and supervisors, etc.


The course begins and ends with a written test paper and the successful delegates are issued Certificate of Competency.


This course is usually delivered at Energyray Training Centre, but can also be delivered at a client’s base/premises.


Course Manual, Rigging & Lifting Wallet.


3 days


Coveralls, Hard hat and Safety boots.