Overhead Crane/Hoist Operator & Rigger

Training Highlights

  • Length: 2 Days
  • Equipment: Equipment provided at CICB's Houston Training Facility, or at your company's site
  • Regulations: Meets applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME standards (see below)

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Overhead Cranes, the workhorses of the industry, attract little interest until they become inoperable or have a failure. Even though overhead crane operation may appear simple, the number of overhead crane accidents rank amongst one of the top compared to every other type of crane. CICB’s Overhead Crane/Hoist Operator Training program is specifically designed to upgrade the existing knowledge and skill levels of experienced operators, trainees, safety personnel, inspectors, maintenance personnel, managers, and supervisors. This two-day program is filled with hands-on-experience, creating the ultimate learning environment. All whom attend this program will gain significant and useful skills. They will lastly leave with a stronger understanding and appreciation of the requirements and responsibilities of Overhead Crane Operators.

This program will greatly benefit those that work in any sort of production industry: automotive/transportation, aviation, concrete manufacturing, metal manufacturing, power plants, shipbuilding, etc.

Types of Cranes Covered:

  • Overhead Bridge Cranes
  • Monorail and Underhung Cranes
  • Jib Cranes
  • Rail Mounted
  • Rubber Tire Mounted Gantry Cranes
Location Enrollment Start Date End Date
Houston, TX Open 05/24/2023 05/25/2023
Orlando, FL Open 06/07/2023 06/08/2023
Houston, TX Open 07/19/2023 07/20/2023
Phoenix, AZ Open 08/23/2023 08/24/2023
Orlando, FL Open 08/30/2023 08/31/2023
Houston, TX Open 09/20/2023 09/21/2023
Orlando, FL Open 10/11/2023 10/12/2023
Houston, TX Open 11/15/2023 11/16/2023
Orlando, FL Open 12/06/2023 12/07/2023

You will benefit from learning about:

  • Applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME Safety Standards
  • Overhead Crane Nomenclature and Construction
  • Operator Qualifications
  • Operator Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Safe, Effective and Efficient Operating Techniques
  • Operational Limitations
  • Handling the Load
  • Methods and Forms of Communication
  • Considerations for Critical Lifts
  • Equipment Overload, Shock Loading, Two-Blocking
  • Pre-Operation & Post Operation Inspections
  • Inspection Procedure and Documentation
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Minimizing the Opportunity for Accidents
  • Wire Rope Construction and Inspection
  • Basic Rigging Principles
  • Determining the Load’s Center of Gravity
  • Sling Selection and Inspection
  • Tension Developed by Sling Angles
  • Wire Rope Construction and Inspection
  • Hitch Selection and Applications
  • Effect of Sling Angles on Rigging and Hardware

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