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Banksman & Slinger
Stage 1 & 2 (9067)

Banksman & Slinger
Stage 1 & 2 (9067)

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The OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1 is an OPITO certified training, intended for employees that are involved in hoisting activities on a drilling platform. After following the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1, the student will possess the necessary basic knowledge to carry out offshore activities in a responsible manner.

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During the OPITO Banksman & Slinger (stage 1), basic knowledge is shared in theoretical and practical form. All learned theoretical material will also be practiced during practical lessons. During the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1, the student is prepared for the course OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 2.

After completing OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1, the student will receive a logbook. The banksman and slinger activities that are carried out offshore must be recorded in this logbook. In order to archieve OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 2, the student must have completed the following within two years:

  • Responsibly carrying out 27 banksman activities
  • Responsibly carrying out 30 slinger activities

After completing the logbook, the student may participate in the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 3. Caution! This must be done within two years upon obtaining the OPITO Banksman & slinger stage 1 certificate.

Course Content:

  • Laws and regulations
  • Risks in hoisting activities
  • Basic principles of cranes and hoisting materials
  • Use of hand signals and radio communication
  • Performing lifting activities with pre-slinged loads
  • Performing lifting activities with difficult to reach loads
  • Performing lifting activities outside the view of the crane operator
  • Assessing loads of which the center of gravity is difficult to determine

Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +31(0)85 – 130 74 61 or contact us via our contact form.

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