Overhead Crane/Hoist and Rigging Safety Awareness

Training Highlights

  • Length: 1 Day
  • Regulations: Meets applicable OSHA & ANSI/ASME standards (see below)
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The Overhead Crane/Hoist and Rigging Safety Awareness program focuses on safe practices with overhead cranes and rigging. CICB recommends this class for personnel that are at supervisor levels and higher. The information in this course can help reduce accidents in the workplace.

All personnel attending this program will gain significant and useful information required for safe overhead crane, hoist and rigging operations. The information presented in this program is a great tool for use in plants, factories, and shipyards and for corporate safety meetings.

Types of Equipment Covered:

  • Top Running Overhead Cranes
  • Monorail Cranes
  • Bridge Cranes
  • Trolleys
  • Underhung Cranes
  • Hoists
  • Jib Cranes
  • Gantry Cranes
  • Chain Falls

You will benefit from learning about:

  • Applicable OSHA & ASME Regulations and Standards
  • Principles of Overhead Crane/Hoist Operations
  • Safe Operating Practices
  • Crane Terminology, Definitions and Components
  • Operational Limitations
  • Rigging and Attaching the Load
  • Traveling With and Handling the Load
  • Communications in Lifting Operations
  • Accident Causes and Preventions
  • Responsibilities of:
  • Owners
  • Supervisor
  • Operators
  • Inspectors
  • Riggers
  • Site Safety Personnel
  • Effective Inspection Procedures and Checklists
  • Basic Crane and Rigging Gear Maintenance
  • Crane Safety Devices and Operational Aides
  • Lift Planning, Critical Lifts
  • NCCCO Certification of Operators
  • Required Records and Documentation

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