Lifting Operations

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Lifting Operations – What Everyone Needs to Know

To ensure lifting operations are both safe and legally compliant, they must be carefully assessed, planned, organised and executed. Every step of a lift requires a person, or people, who have a great knowledge in both theoretical and practical steps involved. Adequate levels of training must be provided.

This online Lifting Operations course highlights the safe working principles and controls required to reduce the chances of accidents occurring as a result of lifting operations. It supports meeting legal obligations under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

About Lifting Operations Training

This awareness level Lifting Operations course is designed to provide workers at any level who conduct lifting operations with the knowledge they need to know to minimise risk to themselves and others.

Why Is Lifting Operations Training Important?

Lifting Operations are part of everyday life within building and construction sites. However, they present a wide variety of hazards. Poorly maintained equipment, unsecured loads, difficult working environments, and inadequate training all contribute to the chance of something going wrong during a lift.

According to the Labour Force Survey (LFS) approximately 20% of the workplace injuries that occur are due to lifting operation injuries.

Who is Lifting Operations Training Suitable For?

This online Lifting Operations course is suitable for all employees that operate lifting equipment need to be properly trained in the equipment operation, maintenance, and emergency measures to comply with LOLER regulations.

Why Choose Lifting Operations Training with Human Focus?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Helps workers through providing training for safety standards in lifting operations
  • Provides practical guidance and sets duty holder responsibilities
  • Helps reduce workplace injury, cost of injuries, as well as improve workplace safety

    What's Included in the Lifting Operations Course?

    • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
    • Certificate on completion
    • Simple login & user access
    • The latest industry best practice

    Delivery Method

    Online / E-learning

    Course Duration

    35 Minutes

    Learning Outcomes

    • Learn practical guidelines to ensure worker safety in lifting operations
    • Identify risks in lifting operations
    • Learn and train best practices for lifting operations with machinery and heavy loads

    Course Content

    This online Lifting Operations training course comprises the following sections:

    • Right Equipment
    • Careful Coupling
    • Identify Workplace Problems
    • Danger Zone
    • Safe Speed
    • Proper Authorisation
    • Check Equipment
    • Check Load
    • Have Enough Help
    • Use Eyes & Ears
    • Be Seen and Heard


      At the end of the online approved Lifting Operations training course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

      The end of course test is:

      • 100% online
      • Multiple choice
      • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


      The downloadable printable certificate is approved by IIRSM and will be issued instantly on course completion.

      The Lifting Operations training certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and the name of the approval body.

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      For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

      For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

      All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

      E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

      Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

      Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

      • Learning management system that delivers training on laptop, PC or mobile app
      • Automatically track all learning via online competency matrix
      • Combine all records in one place – upload offline certificates
      • Share training records via QR code training passport

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      Please note that course bookings can not be processed outside of normal working hours, over weekends or on bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.

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      Step 2

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      Step 3

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      Human Focus is a global leader in skilled behaviour change in the workplace.

      We assist clients in achieving world-class business performance by helping to build skills and change habits that keep workers safer, healthier and more productive.

      We were founded in 1992 and have grown over our 30 years of service to form close working partnerships with leading health and safety organisations, insurance companies and trade associations.

      Envico is working in partnership with Human Focus offering e-learning and is not accredited by or associated with any examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.