Lifting and slinging

Equipment and operation

Dropped objects are still a major cause of injury to seafarers. Sometimes, they are caused by an object that has been incorrectly slung. One of the problems is that there are so many types of sling available. Poorly slung objects can fall, causing damage to the object itself and the ship’s equipment and fittings.

  • E-learning: #0317
  • Revision: 2.00
  • Published: 01.02.2015
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The aim of the module is to enable seafarers to safely use lifting and slinging equipment. The module provides knowledge about different equipment used for a lifting operation. It also includes the correct use of slinging equipment and how to perform lifting equipment user check.

Legislation & references
  • NORSOK R002 and R003
  • MGN 332
  • ILO
Learning objectives
  • Identify the different equipment used for a lifting operation
  • State how to perform a lifting equipment user check
  • Identify the correct use of slinging equipment
  • Lifting and slinging equipment
  • Lifting equipment management plan
  • Lifting and slinging equipment user check
  • Correct use of slinging equipment
  • Assessment
Duration 30 minutes
Target groups
  • Deck - Operational
  • Deck - Support

Seagull AS

Related information
Ship types:
STCW: Cargo Handling & Stowage