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banksman

[′baŋks·mən]
(aerospace engineering)
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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.
They were digging, just laying a pipe for fibre optic cables and I was the banksman.
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.
They failed to train the workers to the required level to operate the mounted grab and act as banksman.
His forks were over the top of the cones and protruding into the line of traffic with no banksman to guide him.
Local resident Frank Kerr, 59, a banksman slinger, also saw the aftermath and said: "I saw a boy sitting in a paramedic's van.
Nigel Kemp, 50, a banksman at Kellingley Colliery, in North Yorkshire, said there was a sense of "comradeship and friendship" among the men at the mine despite the poignancy of the occasion.