NPORS Telescopic Handler Suspended Loads course

This NPORS Telescopic Handler Suspended Loads course is aimed at operators who require a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to suspending loads using a telescopic handler (telehandler)

We will conduct a learner analysis to identify the duration of training required for those with limited or no experience, whereas experienced operators can attend a one day Experienced Worker Assessment (Test Only).

Course Overview

Our NPORS Telescopic Handler Suspended Loads course covers the following:
  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain safe working loads, lifting capacity chart and explain how the manufacturer may reduce the lifting capacity when moving a suspended load, different lifting configurations and working ranges
  • Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads
  • Identify any overhead / proximity hazards
  • Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing placement zone with the slinger / signaller
  • Ensure telescopic handler is in a safe condition and attachments fitted correctly
  • Checked load integrity and security
  • Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner, ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all out of service and securing procedures