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Overhead Crane Operator and Rigging

Course number: 808A
Length: 2 Days
Price: $990.00

This 2-day overhead crane operator training course is highly recommended for new crane operators and a refresher for those currently operating  a crane. This crane course covers all the OSHA/ASME requirements for overhead crane operation including the reasons behind the requirements.

(The instructor) did an excellent job. He involved everyone and the atmosphere
was relaxed and educational. I have learned a lot and this course will help me become a better operator.

Nucor Steel Dan D.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…..) Received a good understanding
of rating slings at different angles.

Central Arizona Project Ed P.

I learned a little more about the cranes and the standards that apply.

General Motors Tom B.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Small group, course length.

Buzzi-Unicem Andy M.

The instructor was very well informed about the course. He was easy to follow and made the course enjoyable.

Bowling GreenMetal William C.

General Description
This course is designed as a classroom and hands-on training program.  The course covers all OSHA/ASME B30 requirements for overhead crane operation including the reasons behind the requirements.  They begin with fundamentals such as identification of major crane components and focuses on the safe and proper operation of the crane.  Seasoned and novice operators alike will benefit from information concerning crane construction, basic rigging, crane controls, controlling load swing, and pre-operational inspections.

 

Course objectives

• Identify all major crane components
• Explain the function of major components
• Explain and use recommended hand signals
• Explain and apply all recommended safety procedures
• Perform all recommended operating procedures
• Correctly make precision lifts
• Understand crane control operations (AC or DC)
• Hands-on training

Course outline

• Major crane components
• Safety devices
• Recommended operating procedures
• Communications
• Safe operating practices
• Rigging Loads & Safe Rigging Practices
• LoadFlipping
• Hands-on demonstration

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