The Banksman training course informs Banksman of their responsibilities at all stages of a lift.

Target Audience
  • Riggers
  • Crane or Hoist Operators
  • Safety Personnel
  • Supervisors
  • Persons working around rigging operations
    Course Content

    The syllabus focuses on:

    • Hazard Awareness & aHazard AwarenessAccident Prevention
    • Responsibilities
    • Lifting Equipment Types and Uses
    • Understanding of Equipment Limitations
    • Load Weight Estimation
    • Inspection, Care and Maintenance of Equipment
    • Hooking up Procedures/ Types of Hitches
    • Communication and Signage
      Course Materials
      • Banksman Training Manual
      • Riggers Pocket Reference Cards
      • Practical Simulation Exercises (use of live hoist, chain blocks, slings, shackles)
      • Certificate from Techsafe Training & Consulting
        • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.184)
        • American National Standards Association (ANSI B30.9,B30.5, B56.1)
        • American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME B30.9)
        • Trinidad & Tobago OSH Act 2004/2006 Part II, 6(1),(a)
        • Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulation 1998
        • BS/EN 12079: 1999, ISO

          One day (8 hours)