Lifting Appointed Person

In this training, an appointed person is the person responsible for the execution and safety of a lifting operation


246 Ratings

Course Overview

An appointed person in a lifting operation is the person in charge of the operation’s execution and safety. Although tasks may be outsourced to others, the operation’s responsibility remains with the appointed person.

In addition to being an appointed person, a crane supervisor or crane operator may be employed. The nominated person must have an excellent working understanding of lifting operations and safe working practices, as this is a very serious position.

This program will provide you with the foundational information and abilities necessary to perform the duties of an Appointed Person, which include identifying and implementing safe lifting systems, as well as producing method statements and risk assessments.

Learning Objectives


Learners will be able to carry out a site survey


Learners will be able to identify and assess loads and ground conditions


Learners will Gain a mastery of an understanding of the management and supervision for safe lifting operations


Learners will be able to prepare risk assessment and method statement.


Learners will be implement a lift plan and supervise a lifting operation.

Course Outline

Day One
  • Regulations 
  • Observe regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Duties of Personnel involved in a Lifting Operation
  • Types of Crane & Lifting Operations
  • Follow safe systems of work including method statements
  • Take personal responsibility
  • Describe different types of cranes and associated terminology
  • Crane Duties Charts
  • Scale Drawings
  • Plan a lift.

Who Should Attend?

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

Office Managers, Senior Managers, Decision Makers, Engineers, Project Staff, Sales Teams, Technical Teams and other working members.

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