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Date: 13/06/2022 - 17/06/2022

Duration: 5 day(s)


Fee Per Pax: RM7950

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with underpinning knowledge and skills in order for them to understand the role and responsibility of the Lift Planner / Appointment Person.  

Following successful completion of the course candidates will be able to understand and follow safe systems of work for lifting operations including preparing risk assessments and method statements.  


  • State basic requirements of legislation, regulations, codes of practice, guidance  

      and good practice documentation that relate to all types of lifting duties  

  • Explain the duties and responsibilities of those involved in a lifting operation including: an appointed person, a lifting operations supervisor, a lift co-ordinator, a machine operator, a slinger, a signaller, a lifting equipment installer/erector and maintenance personnel  

  • Identify the requirements for basic, standard and complex lifts  

  • Describe the lighting requirements for in and out of service conditions for lifting equipment  

  • State requirements to be followed when planning the lifting of persons  


  •  Identify different types of lifting equipment, and explain capabilities and limitations of each for given lifting operations  

  • Outline pre-use checks requirements for lifting equipment and accessories  

  • Explain maintenance inspection, thorough examination and testing requirements for lifting equipment and accessories  

  • Describe setting up, erection, levelling and dismantling requirements for different types of lifting equipment and lifting operations  

  • Calculate lifting equipment point loadings/outrigger loadings, spreader mat types and sizes from given information  

  • Identify ground pressure and support loadings from given information  

  • Explain the function and use of, and use information provided by, RCIs and safety devices applicable to a range of lifting equipment  

  • Select the correct lifting equipment for specified lifts  

  • Extract information from manufacturer’s technical specifications, duties charts, range diagrams and other information sources  

  • Specify lifting equipment configurations for specific types of lifting operations  

  • Identify attachments and ancillaries to lifting equipment.  

  • Describe out  


  • List different types of lifting accessories and explain typical applications  

  • Identify and explain relevant information relating to different types of lifting accessories e.g. markings, certificates and thorough examination reports  

  • Calculate sling capacities, lengths and angles  

  • Explain slinging techniques for given loads including balanced, unbalanced and loose  

  • Specify appropriate lifting accessories for given types of loads  

  • Identify weights and centres of gravity for different types of loads  



  •  Describe and specify different types of communication methods for lifting purposes  

  • Explain factors that determine types of communication methods, the limitations of each and the effects of poor communication  

  • State the need to complete a reflective report following a typical lifting Operation  



  •  Identify potential proximity and underground hazards from given plans and drawings  

  • Identify and plan an area, with exclusion zones for different, given lifting operations incorporating safe access/egress routes for before, during and after the lift  

  • State requirements that allow safe site access and egress for typical lifting equipment  

  • Specify the security requirements for specific lifting operations  

  • Construct a safe system of work by producing risk assessments, method statements and lift plans, including drawings, using given information  

  • Explain additional requirements for pick and carry duties  

  • Communicate lift plan information to others involved in a lifting operation i.e. lifting supervisor, machine operator, slinger etc.  

  • Specify positioning of lifting equipment, loads in relation to fixed objects and other limiting factors  

  • Explain the definition, requirements and factors for temporary works management and the effects on typical lifting operations  

  • Identify how the effects of fatigue on the lifting team can affect a lifting operation and how it should be managed  

  • Evaluate and explain how the weather, other environmental factors, and the surrounding area external to the lift zone - can affect the planned lifting operation  

  • Explain how wind loadings and sail-affect areas are calculated  

  • Describe notification, liaising and reporting procedures to statutory, authority, and utility bodies when affected by the lifting operation, i.e. works, railways, highways, airfields, etc.  

TRAINER: Lt. Colonel (CD) Frank Tan, PMP, PJK, PBP, PAP was the 

  • Expert Panel Specialist appointed by (JPK) Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran to develop the only National Occupational Skills Standard in the fields of MHE Operations and Maintenance and Mobile Elevating Work Platform Operations, Crane Lifting Operations. 

  • Expert Panel Specialist appointed by CIDB to develop the 5 modules under MEWP & Lifting Operations Modules Rigging/ Slinging, Signaling, Lifting Supervisor. 

  • He holds professional certifications & qualifications in Crane Lifting / MHE / MEWP Operations and Vocational Training Officer (JPK), Train The Trainer (HRDF), Certified Lifting Director (ITI, accredited by LEEA & ASME), American Society of Safety Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers USA, PUWER & LOLER (UK) certifications. 

  • He has more than 35 years of training & practical experience and has served as speaker and trainer at many MNCs, GLCs, PLCs, SMEs, NIOSH, ABM, CIDB, Local and International Conferences. 

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    The ISO Group is the forefront Behaviour-Based Safety Operations training provider in MHE (Forklift, Reach Truck, Powered Pallet Truck etc), the ONLY Government Agency Certification for MEWP (Scissors Lift, Boom Lift, Sky Lift), Hoisting Machine, Lifting Supervisor, Rigging Slinging & Signalling, Crane & Plant Inspection and Defensive Driving training in Malaysia. The ISO Group Forklift Training and Defensive Driving Course training are developed through the decades of experience of safety stalwarts and practitioners headed by Lt Colonel (CD) Frank Tan and his team. Our training especially in Forklift Training, Defensive Driving Course, and Crane Operator Training are ‘one-of-its-kind’ integrating the fine delicate model of the toolset, skillset, and mindset. Their belief is that all training must possess the element of Behavioral-Based Training in it so that the trainees can fully embrace the importance of safety in their lives and workplace. With over 20,000 satisfied trainees from MNCs, PLCs, GLCs, and SMEs in the last 16 years, we are confident of bringing your team safely home. We also have been awarded 9 International & Local Accolades in Safety, Productivity, Innovation & Training amongst which includes USA American Society of Safety Engineers – Safety Management Innovation Award, UK Royal Society for Prevention Against Accidents – Guardian Angel Award, Asia HRD Movers & Shakers Award, Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Council – Innovation Award. We are also recognized as one of the few HRDF 5-Stars Training Provider.

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