Workers responsible for slinging loads must be adequately trained to avoid, at all times, endangering themselves and others.

Target audience

Any person who has to raise or handle loads within its functions.


Following this training, students will be able to sling loads safely in the workplace by:

  • Using sling equipment safely;
  • Applying proper work procedures in compliance with all relevant requirements;
  • Being aware of all risks related to slinging.

Course content

  • Types of operation;
  • Operations related to slinging;
  • Principles of verification and inspection;
  • Operational signalling;
  • Making operators accountable;
  • Safety phases;
  • Calculating loads;
  • Safe slinging methods;
  • Rigorous sling inspection.

Educational approach

Presentations, class participation and exercises.


An exam is used to assess knowledge.


4 hours.

The duration of the training can differ according to your needs when it is given in private enterprise.

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