Instructor's Summary

Mr. James Frew


Mr. James Frew is an International Expert in Lifting & Rigging Operations with over 20 years of practical industrial experience.  He specializes in Advanced Lifting Management, the Selection, Sizing, Applications, Operation, Diagnostic Testing, Troubleshooting & Maintenance of Lifting & Rigging Equipments, the Implementation, Integration & Auditing for OHSAS 18001, Crane, Rigging, Slinging, Lifting and Deck operations, Construction operations, Scaffolding, Forklift and other heavy equipment operations.  At present, he is handling projects for a leading Australian lifting solutions company providing services on Lifting, Rigging and Crane Operations to various companies all over Europe, Australia and Asia

Earlier in his career, Mr. Frew had occupied several equally challenging roles within the industry such as a Construction & Engineering Supervisor, Rig Site Coordinator, Lifting & Rigging Superintendent, Deck Operations Supervisor, and Rigging Specialist.  He had worked with various international companies such as Phillips, Black Hawke, Pacific Industrial, Kilpatrick, Balfour Beatty, Brandt Engineering, Westerfeld, Transfield Worley, Fluor Daniel, James Hardie Construction and Boom Logistics wherein he had successfully handled numerous projects such as the installation of train maintenance buildings; the construction of a Gypsum silo and access tower; the construction, structural & mechanical installation and commissioning of a gas plant; the construction of the indoor aquatic centre structure; the construction of a crusher building, take-up towers, transfer stations, drive stations & conveyor systems; the construction of shopping centres, industrial warehouses, multi-storey apartments, a cold storage building and a recreation building.

Mr. Frew has a Bachelor degree in Engineering & Industrial Skills and he is an OHS Certified.  Further, he has obtained international certifications for Advanced Rigging, Advanced Scaffolding, C1 Crane, Mobile Crane (PIN-JIB, Hydraulic, no tonnage restriction), Elevated Work Platform, Dogman, Forklift, O/H Gantry, Front End Loader and other heavy equipment.