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Cradle Operator Training

Course Overview

The Cradle Operator course is aimed to give the candidate orientation on dealing with
its operation and use as per standard International rules.

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Learning Objectives


Identify parts of a suspended access system including safety equipment and systems.


Carry out pre-use checks. To Operate temporary suspended access equipment correctly in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and with regard to site conditions.


Carry out emergency procedures and use emergency equipment safely and effectively


Describe duties and responsibilities and attributes of a temporary suspended access equipment operator


Describe basic duties of the supplier appointed person and user appointed person and the importance of effective communication. o State personal responsibilities under law for own safety and that of others

Course Outline

Day One
  • ✓ Introduction
    ✓ Setting Ground Rules
    ✓ Introduction to Health & Safety
    ✓ Basic terminologies in Health and Safety
    ✓ Introduction to Cradle and Scaffolding Classifications
    o This section introduces the participants to what is cradle and different types of
    o Systems available in the market and how to identify them.
    Introductory Video
    o The participants are introduced to the overall concept of Cradle Safety in this
    brief and interesting Video.
    Cradle Hazards and accidents
    o All Hazards associated with cradle operation are covered in detail and
    participants are taught how to identify hazards.
    Cradle requirements
    o This section deals with the different requirements of cradle as per OSHA
    Fall Protection
    o Different types of fall protection methods that can be applied as per the
    practical situation and its limitations.
    o All Accessories used in cradle and their safe operational procedures.
  • Harness requirement
    o Safe use of safety harness with vertical life line being discussed.
    o This section covers the specifications of the guardrails used on Scaffolds.
    o PPE is an important part of all activities and this section emphasizes the use of
    PPE and its advantages.
    Electrical Safety
    o A brief but very effective information concerned with electrical safety to use
    Safety and Legal Requirements and prohibitions
    o This section covers the safety and legal requirements in operation of scaffolds
    and prohibitions.
    Inspection before use
    o This section covers the inspection part of cradle before use.
    Duties and Responsibilities of Cradle Operators
    o This section covers in detail the Duties and Responsibilities of Cradle Operator
    based on the topics covered so far including recap of all safety and legal

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:

This course is aimed at delegates who wants to work in a cradle for any exterior work including maintenance or require refresher training 

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