CCO Articulating Boom Loader

Training Highlights

  • Length: 3-4 Days
  • Regulations: Meets applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME standards (see below)
  • Offered at CICB's Houston location or at your company's site (Beginning April 2023)
Location Enrollment Start Date End Date
Houston, TX Open 05/22/2024 05/24/2024
Houston, TX Open 07/29/2024 08/01/2024
Houston, TX Open 09/23/2024 09/26/2024
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This course prepares candidates for the CCO Articulating Boom Loader written and practical examinations. This course can also be paired with our Preparatory Course for the CCO Articulating Boom Crane Examination, allowing the candidate to leave with two certifications upon passing both written and practical examinations. CICB will provide all attendees with a study guide and test taking tips for successful completion of the exams.

Articulating Boom Loaders are used for moving palletized materials, roofing materials, drywall, sheetrock, and other materials. It is most commonly used in construction.

We highly recommend having previous Articulating Boom Loader experience prior to enrolling in this course, however, it is not required. Through classroom problems and hands-on exercises, this three-day program teaches operation, safety hazards, and standards/regulations.

Standards Covered:

  • OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.180
  • OSHA 29 CFR Subpart CC
  • ASME / ANSI B30.5
  • ASME / ANSI B30.10
  • ASME / ANSI B30.20
  • ASME / ANSI B30/22
  • ASME / ANSI B30.26

You will benefit from learning about:

  • Operator Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Effective Communications Among Lifting Personnel
  • Proper Use of Hand and Voice Signals
  • Applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME Safety Standards
  • Safe, Effective and Efficient Operating Techniques
  • Proper Articulating Crane Set-up
  • Evaluating and Applying Site Conditions
  • Dangers of Power Lines
  • Equipment Overload, Shock Loading
  • Supporting Surface Requirements
  • Load Chart Interpretations and Applications
  • Lift Planning & Determining and Verifying the Load Weight
  • Load Control
  • Use of Operator Aids
  • Basic Rigging Principles
  • Determining the Load’s Center of Gravity
  • Sling Selection, Inspection and Sling Angles
  • Wire Rope Construction and Inspection
  • Hitch Selection and Applications
  • Pre-Operation & Post Operation Inspections
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Minimizing the Opportunity for Accidents

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