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Portal Crane Operator Training - On Site Only - 3 Days

Course number: 838
Length: 3 days
Price: $
Category: Portal Cranes

Is there a significant difference between those you would rate as your BEST portal crane operators and those you’d rate as average? Would you like all of your operators to perform up to a higher standard? Would reduced log damage and truck damage benefit your operation? Is this all attainable? We Can Help!

Method of teaching (informal)

USS Mfg Gary K.

Lots of information.

Phelps Dodge Grace N.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Interaction between everyone.

Underwriters Lab Jennifer

(What I liked most about the seminar was...) Student personal reflection on same
problems.

Lippmann ChristopherV.

(What I liked most about the seminar was...) Hands on training and lift
calculations. Very good content. I received more out of the class than I had expected at the onset.

American Axle David H.

This course includes classroom and hands-on training for portal crane operators. Major crane components, protective devices and safe operating procedures are covered in detail.

Course objectives

  • Identify and explain the function of all major crane components
  • Explain and apply all hand communication signals
  • Explain the function of all safety devices
  • Perform recommended operating procedures
  • Explain and apply recommended safety precautions
  • Discuss emergency shutdown and exit procedures

Course outline

  • Major crane components
  • Safety devices
  • Recommended operating procedures
  • Communications
  • Safe operating practices
  • Hands-on training
  • Practice Emergency shutdown procedures

Course note

Companies who have taken this course in the past have benefitted from decreased downtime, increased operator efficiency, longer wire rope life, longer grapple life, increased plant safety and reduce damage to logs and trucks. For all Portal Crane Operators - New and Experienced.

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