Overhead Crane Safety

LOCATIONS

We provide on-site course delivery in Fort McMurray (and area plant sites), Edmonton (and area), Calgary, Saskatoon and Red Deer.  Our instructors come to your location to deliver the course equipped with all the necessary materials and computer equipment.  Clients need to provide the training facility which must be equipped with power, an operational overhead crane, and enough space to conduct the practical exercises using the overhead crane.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course is approximately 7 hours in duration and includes an instructor led presentation, practical exercises, class discussion, DVD/Video presentation, written knowledge test, and practical exam.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of the overhead crane safety training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Legislation and Standards
  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • Personnel Positioning
  • Hazards
  • Lift Types and Controls
  • Determining/Calculating Load Weight
  • Determining the Centre of Gravity
  • Safe Working Loads
  • Load Ratings
  • Sling Configurations
  • Effect of Sling Angles on SWL
  • Rigging Equipment
  • Knots
  • Types of Overhead Cranes
  • Crane Components
  • Load Control

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE

N/A

TESTING

Workers must achieve at least 80% on the theory and practical exams in order to pass the course.

COURSE DATES AND REGISTRATION

To book on-site training please call us Toll-Free 1 (844) 707-2227.

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