banksman


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banksman

(ˈbæŋksmən)
n
(Civil Engineering) a crane driver's helper, who signals instructions to the driver for the movement of the crane and its jib
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It is currently intended that the scope of our requirement will cover: The provision of security and reception services across the Transport for London network (including stations, depots, head office facilities, bus stations and other sites and transport systems); The range of services provided will vary across the Transport for London network and will include regular, scheduled and reactive activities and shall include services such as; static and mobile guarding including internal and external patrols, reception duties and staff pass production, mail scanning, first response and out of hours incident control, fire alarm testing and first aid and banksman.
The road to accreditation began in 2011 with a range of approvals for offshore survival, banksman slinger and rigger training.
A Health and Safety Executive investigation found Mrs Rose was acting as a banksman, assisting a lorry driver to reverse park on a slope.
The coroner was told that Mr Jones, who used to work as a banksman in the mines, had gone to see his GP in August 2013 with a persistent cough.
When you start the job you will usually have some initial training, including health and safety, manual handling, working with hazardous substances, working at heights, helicopter and helideck safety and banksman slinging (using hoisting equipment).
Kenny Smart, 53, from Dudley, North Tyneside, who is working on the newly built estate as a banksman, said: "I was in the cabin when the police came.
So they made me a banksman in which I controlled the crane driver.
You don't want to lose the art of being a rigger, or a banksman, or a crane operator," says Foster.
The crew safe range includes Banksman Radar and Auto Braking, VT-Live, Zone Safe II, Forward and Rear Light Boards and Traffic Alert.
Health and Safety Executive inspector, Christopher Wilcox said minimum guidelines for operating a fork-lift truck on building sites required a banksman to guide the driver.
Safety rules had been flouted because the forklift driver did not have a lookout, or banksman, to keep people out the way.