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               Aims and Objectives   
To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a Lorry Loader Hiab
     Crane Training Courses Delivered At Your Premises
     Designed for drivers of vehicles fitted with truck mounted cranes with hook grab or clam shell bucket.
 Learning Outcomes      
  • To have a basic understanding of the dangers and their responsibilities as an operator
  •  To be able to locate and identify the major components and key controls of the machine and explain their functions
  •  Conduct all pre-operational checks, identify PPE appropriate for Lorry Loader use and prepare the Lorry Loader ready for operation
  •  Configure the vehicle and loader crane ready for travel
  •  Manoeuvre the vehicle safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas
  •  Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  •  Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting duties
  •  Correctly deploy the stabilisers according to stated manufacturers specifications
  •  Comply with all requirements for rated capacity indicators or load moment indicators
  •  Identify weights and centres of gravity of loads to be used
  •  Carry out lifting operations using the full capabilities of the loader crane 
  • Position loads accurately at designated locations including onto and from the vehicle
  •  Identify, fit and remove various attachments and lifting accessories as appropriate
  •  Minimise load swing and ensure load security on the vehicle
  •  Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures
     Course Content
  •  Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines
  • LOWER AND POWER  Regulations (ACOP)
  •  Pre-Operational Checks
  •  Area/Site Checks
  •  Load safety
  • Safe Load Indicator
  • Overhead obstruction and safety distances
  •  Loading/Unloading at various heights and distances
  •  Attachments
  •  Transportation
  •  End of Shift Checks

    This course is delivered in two streams. 

    • Novice Course(2 Days) max 3 trainees 1 instructor 
    • Experienced Course(1 Day) max 3 trainees 1 instructor 


    •  All training will be conducted after a safety brief
    • You will be tested on your knowledge with both a theory test and practical examples.