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Crane Safety

 This course is designed for the crane operator and the supervisory personnel responsible for the daily operation and safe performance of cranes.  The course covers major crane components, safe operating practices, daily checklists, communications, and operator inspections per OSHA, documentation requirements, and hands on demonstrations.

Learning Objectives 

  • Identify and explain the function of all major crane components and assemblies
  • Define the minimum qualifications and requirements of a crane operator
  • Perform and document the daily crane inspection procedure required by OSHA
  • Understand the four rules of safe and proficient crane operation
  • Perform precise spotting of loads and make precision lifts
  • Become familiar with the proper techniques to minimize load swing
  • Explain and practice all recommended hand signals
  • Understand the basic rigging procedures to attach a load to the hook
  • Understand the requirements of crane operators per OSHA 1910.179