HIAB

Also known as:
Lorry Mounted Cranes. Often known by the make e.g. ATLAS (with centrally mounted 360 degree crane) or Palfinger (rear / headboard mounted crane).

Machine Description:
There are three main types of HIAB: Headboard Mounted, Rear Mounted, and Centrally Mounted 360 Degree Cranes.

Used for:
Delivery of building materials, fertilisers etc. Utilities and maintenance.

Often seen in:
Steel manufacturers, councils, utilities companies.

Course Content:

  • Introduction & Aims
  • Current Legislation (inc LOLER 98)
  • Pre-Use Checks & Maintenance
  • Safe Operations of Lorry Loaders
  • Introduction to Work Equipment
  • Basic Slinging & Signals
  • Raising, Transporting & Landing a Load
  • Bucket / Grab / Hook
  • Lifting Plans
  • Electricity and Lorry Loaders
  • Theoretical Assessment
  • Practical Training & Assessment