CATEGORY: In-Class Training

Overhead Crane Operator

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Our one-day course offers participants the basic understanding of overhead crane operations according to Ministry of Labour guidelines. This course is site specific and an overhead crane must be available for the practical portion.

Course Content

Overhead Crane Hazards
Participants will learn to recognize hazards and apply appropriate controls to ensure safe operation of an overhead crane and safe loading and unloading of material.

Legal Responsibilities
Participants will learn to locate and cite sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable regulations and guidelines for overhead cranes and identify crane operator responsibilities found in the OHSA and applicable regulations.

Overhead Crane Inspection
Participants will learn to identify various types of overhead cranes and their components. Using approved inspection techniques, the participant will learn to inspect and select:

  1. overhead crane equipment and associated devices
  2. rigging devices.