This course enables the trainee/operator to understand the principles of winching, realise the possible hazards and health & safety & risk management, and assess a suitable method of use to maintain personal, vehicle and contents safety and gain experience in the use of a winch for moving an object from point A to point B.
Who is it for?
Any person operating a vehicle-mounted or hand-held winch.
What will you get from it?
The course objective is to give the trainee the information required to be able to:
- Identify health & safety requirements and be able to carry out a risk assessment before using a vehicle-mounted winch and associated equipment.
- Recognise and understand safe working practices for winching.
- Prepare for and carry out a winching operation safely, including correct use of associated equipment and snatch blocks.