The course begins at 8:00 am unless otherwise noted. Participants should arrive 5 to 10 minutes early.
Overhead cranes and hoists are some of the most essential pieces of equipment used in the handling and transportation of goods and material in the manufacturing industry.
Everyone involved in the movement of a load must be fully aware of the potential consequences of poor lift planning and execution. The rigger who hooks up the load, the engineer, the supervisor, and the person responsible for the load weight calculation and its final position must know the crane's capacity and limitations.
In order to operate a crane safely and effectively, the crane operator must understand all aspects of the machine, including:
The primary goals of the Overhead Crane Safety Program are to:
The duration of the course is 8 hours and includes a mandatory written theory test (English only).
Included is a practical evaluation to determine operator competence.