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Old 18-01-08   #1 (permalink)
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Crane training ?

Is there any official training for the use of cranes in arb ?
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i am an appointed person if that counts
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Driving the crane or lifting pieces off?
I have a crane operators licence if that counts.
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Dismantling Operations something like CS41 but with a crane .
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there is no formal certified training that i am aware of you should have cs41 if dissmantleing with a crane and a appointed person and a slinger signaler on site
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Thought NPTC would come up with a course to cover it!
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The training and assesment would be shockingly expensive.
Besides, I dont want any MORE damn asessments. I've been using cranes for about 15 years, but I bet I'd fail their damn test.
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Thought NPTC would come up with a course to cover it!
Please,please,please,lets not give the HSE the idea that we want more units!
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Please,please,please,lets not give the HSE the idea that we want more units!
The more training units you give someone the greater the false sense of security you give them that they are suited to the occupation. Despite all the training newcommers to the work get injured as they find more elaborate ways to cause themselves harm. This is a dangerous occupation. If you cant accept that some risk is involved however minimised it is nowadays get out.
Personally I think I will give up tree work to go Alaskan King Crab fishing as all the thrills and spills of this job are in decline these days.

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The more training units you give someone the greater the false sense of security you give them that they are suited to the occupation. Despite all the training newcommers to the work get injured as they find more elaborate ways to cause themselves harm. This is a dangerous occupation. If you cant accept that some risk is involved however minimised it is nowadays get out.
Personally I think I will give up tree work to go Alaskan King Crab fishing as all the thrills and spills of this job are in decline these days.
can I come?
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