WSQ Supervise Safe Lifting Operations (SSLO)

WSQ Supervise Safe Lifting Operations (SSLO)

WSQ Supervise Safe Lifting Operations (SSLO)

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This WSQ-Supervise Safe Lifting Operation (Lifting Supervisor) course is tailored towards supervisors who are currently engaging in lifting operations. In a workplace environment, lifting supervisors play an important key role in ensuring that all of the ongoing lifting operations are well within control, without sacrificing or abandoning safety.
As the head and the leader of the team, the individual taking the task will be more than just being in charge of lifting. The lifting supervisor has to make sure that all of the lifting activities are carried out all according to the lifting schedule.

The “Supervise Safe Lifting Operations” course is aimed at providing individuals with the knowledge and skills to supervise the crane operator in the maneuver of a load safely to its destination.

The Supervise Safe Lifting Operations Course is suitable for aspiring and experienced individuals assigned as Lifting Supervisor in the workplace.

  1. Risk assessment
  2. Risks related to personnel involved in lifting operations
  3. Ground assessment to ensure that conditions are safe for any lifting operations to be performed by any mobile crane
  4. Types of legislations on lifting operation (including permit-to-work & lifting plan)
  5. Roles and duties of personnel in lifting operation and lifting supervisor
  6. Safe work procedures for lifting operations
  7. Use of appropriate attire, personal protective equipment (PPE) and tag line for personnel in lifting operations
  8. Types of loads, load charts and related terminologies
  9. Types and functions of cranes, components, rigging equipment lifting gears and accessories
  10. Steps and measures to exclude unauthorized entry into lifting zone
  11. Procedures in reporting abnormalities and defects of crane and associated equipment
  12. Preventive measures and hazard control of lifting accidents
  13. Codes of practice for the safe use of cranes and lifting operations
  14. Types and configurations of cranes and lifting machines
  15. Operation principles of cranes and lifting machines
  16. Characteristics of cranes and lifting machines
  17. Tandem lifting techniques and the requirements based on the approved code of practices
  18. Types of safety devices
  19. Methods and guidelines of slinging and rigging techniques
  20. Organisational emergency response procedures (ERP) for lifting accidents and emergencies.
  21. Hazards and causes of lifting accidents involving cranes
  22. Roles and responsibilities of lifting supervisor during post-lifting operations
  23. Housekeeping procedures
  24. Routine post-operation checks
  25. Reporting procedures for damage and defects for lifting supervisor
  26. Accident investigation and analysis
  27. Document accident investigation and analysis

At the end of the course, the learner will be able to carry out the following:
CE 1 Prepare to supervise safe lifting operations
CE 2 Carry out supervision of safe lifting operations
CE 3 Supervise reinstatement of safe lifting operations

35 hours inclusive of assessment
Classroom Training
English, Mandarin
Written Asssessment (MCQ) /Practical Performance
Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded upon completion of each unit.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Learners MUST:
• Have completed WSQ/ MOM Rigging and Signalman course or Marine Rigger and Signalman course
• Have relevant experience in lifting operations for at least 3 months [ supported by Company /Individual Application Letter to indicate periods of relevant experience in lifting operations]
• Be 21 years old and above
And are assumed to:
• Be able to listen and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills (ES) level 4
• Be able to read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 4
• Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 4; and
• Be medically fit

Certifiable courses Funding Support
SCs and PRs (Self-sponsored individuals must be at least 21 years old) Up to 50% of course fees
SCs aged ≥ 40 years old (SkillsFuture Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy) Up to 70% of course fees
SMEs (Enhanced Training Support for SMEs) Up to 70% of course fees
  • From 1st Jan 2022, SkillsFuture course funding has been revised to a baseline of up to 50% of the Course fee for certifiable courses approved by SSG.
  • Enterprises and individuals who qualify for SSG’s enhanced subsidy schemes (SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy and Enhanced
    Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)) will receive an enhanced subsidy of up to 20% – points above the baseline course fee subsidies.
  • For Singaporeans aged 25 and above, you can choose to tap on your SkillsFuture Credit to offset out-of-pocket expenses for this training

Please contact us at 62970118 for more information.