Slinger Signaller

The RTITB Crane Slinger and Signaller course (often referred to as a rigger banksman), will give you the skills needed to be safe and efficient at your job.

The slinger’s duties include:-

  • attaching and detaching the load to and from the crane;
  • using the correct lifting accessories in accordance with the lifting plan or procedure;
  • visually checking the lifting accessories for damage before and after each use;
  • initiating and directing the movement of the load by giving the appropriate signals;
  • to place the load safely.

On some occasions, the Appointed Person may ask the slinger to act as the signaller.

The signaller’s duties include:

  • relaying signals from the slinger to the crane operator.

NOTE: The roles of slinger and signaller are generally combined in one person.

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