Working with a Telescopic Handler for lifting (SSVV / SOG)


SSVV(which stands for Foundation Cooperation for Security) is an initiative of joint petrochemical companies in the Benelux. SSVV- or SOG-courses (SOG, formerly GORW) applies to companies that perform hazardous work in (petro-)chemical industry, off-shore industry and industrial cleaning. Our conducted courses, related to this industries, are mutually recognised by participating countries(in Belgium these are covered by RRB, Register Risky tasks Bessac). After completing this SSVV-course with sufficient results you will receive a certificate containing a VCA logo and a registration in the VCA diploma register. 
This training consists of the following parts with telescopic handler:
1. Lifting Bar
Man Basket

1. Overall Education Programme
  • 'Health and Safety'-regulations
  • Stability  
  • Setting up work site  
  • How to choose proper tools/ equipment    
  • Rigging   
  • Working safely with a Telescopic Handler  
  • Interpreting a hoisting plan 
  • Environmental/ safety regulations
  • Mass/ balance determination
  • Assist in mount faucet fittings 
  • Inspections and certificates 
  • Communication (with operator/ others near work site)
  • Hand/ arm signals 

2. Objectives

Participants will gain knowledge and the ability of operating the machine safely. They also learn to rigg responsibly according to the TCVT standards, while using correct tools. This course will let participants develop the ability of estimating risks. Finally they are taught how to communicate with employers or clients in a professional manor.

3. Maximum amount of participants
At the most we can provide this course to 4 participants per instructor per telehandler.

4. Resources

  • Telescopic Handler (minimum capacity of 10 T/M)
  • Jib
  • Man Basket
  • Carriage

5. Length of course
  • 5 days of education
  • 1 day of examination
    **Customised training possible.

6. Languages

This course and the exam is available in the following languages:

  •  Dutch
  •  English
  •  German
  •  French.


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