GIN  WHEEL AND ROPE

SYLLABUS

Course Duration : 1 day for up to 6 operators (approx 3 to 4 hours)

Ratio             1 day            1 Machine    :     6 Trainees     :       1 Instructor

1. Aim

To train operators in the safe use of Gin Wheel and Rope.

2. Elements

Trainees will receive training on the following elements.

2.1      Operators responsibilities under the relevant legislation, i.e. H&S Law, PUWER Regs 1998, LOLER Regs, Management of Health & Safety 1999.

2.2      Inspection and selection of equipment and the relevant sections of legislation.

2.3      Do’s and don’ts.

2.4      Safety regulations applicable to the assembly and use of the gin wheel and rope

3. Knowledge

On completion of the course, trainees will have an understanding of :

3.1      Safety requirements for the assembly and use of the gin wheel and rope

3.2      Their responsibilities under the relevant safety legislation.

3.3      Inspection requirements.

4. Skills

On completion of the course, trainees will be able to :

4.1      Carry out pre use checks.

4.2      Assemble the gin wheel and rope correctly

4.3.     Use the gin wheel and rope correctly.

  • Be aware of any safety precautions that are applicable to the gin wheel and its usage.