Excavator as a crane: NPORS N100

NPORS Excavator as a Crane (N100) 

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain safe working loads, lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges
  • Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity, calculate estimated weights of loads
  • Identify any overhead / proximity hazards
  • Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing, placement zone with the slinger / signaller
  • Ensure excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted
  • Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift
  • Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all of service and securing procedures

Course Content

To provide you with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to operatives lifting with 360 degree excavators, working in the construction industry and allied environments:

NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions and multiple choice.

NPORS Practical assessment.

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Excavator as a crane: NPORS N100

You will upon passing receive an NPORS Operator card.

If you require the CSCS logo on the card, this will be a Red Trained Operator NPORS-CSCS card. If you don't required the CSCS logo, this will be a traditional NPORS card.

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