Expertise for the inspection of load suspension devices

Slings, chain and rope hoists with special consideration of applications in ropes courses

The content of the two-day workshop follows on from our popular advanced training course on wire rope expertise and teaches the most important basics for metallic slings, chains and wire rope hoists in a practical manner, with a special focus on applications in ropes courses.
The workshop is aimed at all those who would like to acquire a basic knowledge of load suspension devices in the ropes course.

Content of the training:

  • Legal basics (regulations and rules, EU directives)
  • Position, responsibility, duties and liability of the "qualified person"
  • Chain and rope hoists
  • Load suspension devices/ slings
  • Types, structure and use of load supension devices
  • Damage and discard
  • Checks before initial operation
  • Regular audit, Extraordinary audits
  • Scope and proof of testing
  • Testing according to regulations
  • Examination using practical examples
  • Documentation