Traning & Certification

Person in charge of Lifting Operation Course

Person in charge of Lifting Operation Course

Course Description
This course provides information on lifting operation management which is to ensure that lifting operation is planned through the authorization process for Job Safety Analysis (JSA), selection of crane/lifting gears, as well as to know who is fit for work. It also describes how lifting equipment is inspected, documented, and maintained before use. Hence, it is expected and advantageous for anyone wanting to do this job to have a Background in lifting operations.
Therefore, the subject matter described in this course includes, but is not limited to lifting operation, human factor, categories of lifting operation (routine and non-routine), slings/hitches selection as well as basic hand signals.


  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the person in charge of lifting operations.
  • Understand how human factors can affect lifting operations.
  • Understand common crane operations hazards and how to mitigate them.
  • Understand crane basics and types of cranes by functions.
  • Understand the principle of crane operations, load chart interpretation, job-site planning, and pre-lift job safety analysis.
  • Identify rigging hardware, inspection, and rejection criteria for lifting equipment, slings/hitches, etc.
  • Understand the different methods of selection, testing, and application of lifting equipment.
  • Understand how to report and certify lifting equipment.
  • Understand the principle of hand signals.

Engineers, Crane Operators, Riggers, safety officers, and Supervisors

3 days

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