GWO Standards

Basic Safety Training Refresher Standard

Version 10
October 1, 2019

The Basic Safety Training (Refresher) Standard is to be completed every two years for an individual's certification to remain valid.

The participant will have the knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to:

1) Attaching and detaching the load to and from the crane lifting attachment

2) Initiating and directing the safe movement of the crane, including multiple slinger signallers during limited or blind lifts

3) Adhering to their role and responsibilities during the lift

4) Conducting visual pre and post inspection on lifting accessories and load

5) Handling of lifting accessories

6) Ensuring safe lift-off and lay down of the load

7) Slinging/rigging various types of load, based on weight, centre of gravity, shape and size

8) Carrying out generic routine lifts in accordance with the lift plan

9) Complying with instruction/procedures set up by the employer to manage lifting

10) Ensuring that equipment is properly used, maintained and defects reported

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