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Safe Operation of Overhead Cranes
Course Length - 8 Hours
This program will provide participants with a thorough review of the information needed to understand how their Overhead Crane operates, capacity and rigging principles, and safe operating procedures. This class covers a variety of industrial type cranes including bridge, jib and gantry cranes.
In order to receive a Certificate of Competency, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class test and the practical skills evaluation. The practical skills evaluation is to be performed at the workers place of employment.
The course is broken down into the following content modules:
Capacity and Sling Angles
Safe Operating Procedures
Regulation 851, Industrial Establishments 51(2) A lifting device shall be operated, (a) only by a
(i) a competent person, or
(ii) a worker being instructed who is accompanied by a competent person
Upon completion of the theory portion of the program a hands on practical evaluation is required to complete certification. A $100/person charge applies for each evaluation. If additional evaluations are required for different types of lifting devices, than a charge of $50/person/lifting device will apply. Hands-on evaluations must be completed within 90 days.