Safe Lifting and Hoisting Operations in Workplaces


This workshop will provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to perform and discharge the roles and responsibilities as the Person-In-Charge (PIC) to plan and supervise the specific lifting and hoisting operation.  Learners will get to learn to verify if the lift plan is developed according to Lifting & Hoisting guidelines.  In addition, learners will also learn to understand the typical proximity hazards related to lifting and hoisting operation and explain the essential of risk assessment review and Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) discussion.


Learners will be able to:

  • Understand the applicable regulation, guideline and industry standard on lifting and hoisting activities.
  • Explain the typical roles and responsibilities of Lifting Team.
  • Understanding the essential of verifying lifting personnel qualification and competency.
  • Explain the important of onsite risk evaluation.
  • Understand the typical proximity hazards related to lifting and hoisting operation.
  • Explain the essential of risk assessment review and JHA discussion.
  • Explain the essential of management of change.
  • Explain the essential of team organizing and leadership.
  • Understand the criteria and process of approval the routine and non-routine simple lift plans.
  • Explain the essential of SMEP safe system of work such as PTW, JHA and risk assessment.
Who should attend

Technicians, supervisors, WSHOs, engineers and managers who are involved with lifting operations at work and want to know more about cranes, their safe use, and proper compliance with WSH regulations.

Trainer Profile

Trainer:  Mukhtar Bin Mustaffa

Mr Mukhtar has an extensive experience in managing several heavy lift projects worldwide as an EPC Lifting Superintendent. His experiences also include managing several teams of lifting crews and lifting activities without list time injury and keeping projects within budgets.

With his outgoing personalities, Mr Mukhtar has proven abilities to work with diverse cultures, accepting individual needs and requests. His eye to details for every assigned task has allowed him to maintain high standards and quality through his working experiences.


SISO Academy
167 Jalan Bukit Merah,
#02-16 Connection One, Tower 4,
Singapore 150167

Addition Information

7 SDUs 

*Fee includes GST and e-training materials

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CPD Point