Boom Truck Operator

Training Highlights

  • Length: 2 Days
  • Equipment: Training will be on-site at your location with your equipment, or training can be held at our Houston/Orlando Training facilities with client-provided boom truck
  • Regulations: Meets applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME standards (see below)

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The Boom Truck Operator Training program is tailored to those who will specifically be operating boom trucks. Our mobile crane class is specifically condensed into boom truck operation. The information provided in the classroom is reinforced with hands-on application sessions on a boom truck crane at CICB’s Orlando/Houston training facilities or with your equipment at your site. All personnel attending this program will gain significant and useful skills and will leave with a stronger understanding and appreciation of the requirements and responsibilities of Boom Truck Operators.

CICB’s Boom Truck Operator Training program is hands-on extensive and generally lasts between two and three days, depending on prior experience.

Types of cranes covered:

  • Hydraulic Boom Truck
  • Lattice Boom Truck
  • Articulated Boom Trucks

You will benefit from learning about:

  • Operator Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Principles of Boom Truck Operations
  • Proper Forms and Methods of Communication
  • Proper Use of Hand and Voice Signals
  • Applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME Safety Standards
  • Safe, Effective and Efficient Operating Techniques
  • Proper Boom Truck Set-up
  • Selection and Use of Safety and Operational Devices
  • Below the Hook Lifting Devices
  • Operations During Various Inclement Weather Conditions
  • Suspended Personnel Platform Use
  • Evaluating and Applying Site Conditions
  • Dangers of Power Lines
  • Equipment Overload, Shock Loading, Two-Blocking
  • Supporting Surface Requirements
  • Load Chart Interpretations and Applications
  • Lift Planning & Verifying the Weight of the Load
  • Load Control & Center of Gravity Determination
  • Use of Operator Aids
  • Controlling Load Swing
  • Basic Rigging Principles
  • Determining Center of Gravity
  • Sling Selection, Inspection and Sling Angles
  • Wire Rope Construction and Inspection
  • Hitch Selection and Applications
  • Pre-Operation & Post Operation Inspections
  • Equipment Shut Down
  • Equipment Maintenance, Inspection, and Load Testing
  • Minimizing the Opportunity for Accidents

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