Safe Operation of Hoists

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Course Summary

This course will provide participants with a thorough review of the information about hoists, capacity principles, load stability principles, and safe operating procedures. In order to receive a certificate of competence, a passing grade must be obtained on a written test in class and a practical skills evaluation performed at the worker’s place of employment.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss applicable legislation
  • Identify hazards specific to hoist operation
  • Perform a pre-operational inspection
  • Discuss capacity and stability of the hoist
  • Identify proper lift points
  • Follow safe operating procedures

Equipment Evaluation

Upon completion of the theory portion of the program, a hands-on practical evaluation is required to complete the certification. OSG recommends that practical evaluations be completed within 90 days of completing the theory portion of the program.

Continuing Education Credits

Target Audience

Operators, supervisors

Legislative Reference

Ont. Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s. 51(2) Ont. Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects 96. (1)

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*Train-the-Trainer option available

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.

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