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Overhead Crane Training


What You Will Learn

  1. Introduction to Overhead Cranes
  2. Crane Safety Regulations and Standards
  3. Crane Operation and Controls
  4. Rigging and Load Handling
  5. Crane Inspections and Maintenance
  6. Emergency Procedures and Hazard Awareness
  7. Communication and Signaling
  8. Crane Stability and Load Dynamics
  9. Operator Responsibilities and Professionalism
  10. Practical Hands-On Training

Overhead Crane Training

  1. Introduction to Overhead Cranes:
    • Understand the purpose and basic components of an overhead crane system.
    • Identify different types of overhead cranes and their specific applications.
    • Comprehend the importance of proper crane operation and maintenance for safety and efficiency.
  2. Crane Safety Regulations and Standards:
    • Familiarize yourself with relevant safety regulations and standards, such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute).
    • Understand the responsibilities of crane operators and the importance of following safety guidelines.
    • Learn about load capacity limits, inspection requirements, and reporting procedures to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  3. Crane Operation and Controls:
    • Gain a comprehensive understanding of crane controls, including pendant controls, radio controls, and cabin controls.
    • Learn the functions of various control buttons, switches, and joysticks for precise crane movement.
    • Practice operating the crane in different scenarios, such as lifting, lowering, swinging, and precise positioning.
  4. Rigging and Load Handling:
    • Learn proper rigging techniques, including selecting appropriate slings, hooks, and attachments for different loads.
    • Understand load weight estimation, center of gravity, and how to calculate load capacities.
    • Develop skills for safely maneuvering and positioning loads, including understanding load swing and reducing load oscillation.
  5. Crane Inspections and Maintenance:
    • Recognize the importance of regular inspections to identify potential issues and prevent accidents.
    • Learn how to conduct pre-shift inspections, including checking hoists, brakes, hooks, ropes, and safety devices.
    • Understand the basics of crane maintenance, including lubrication, adjustment, and troubleshooting common problems.
  6. Emergency Procedures and Hazard Awareness:
    • Understand potential hazards associated with overhead crane operations, such as electrical hazards, falling objects, and confined spaces.
    • Learn emergency procedures for responding to incidents, such as power failures, crane malfunctions, or accidents involving personnel or loads.
    • Identify safety protocols for evacuation, first aid, and emergency communication in the event of an emergency.
  7. Communication and Signaling:
    • Develop effective communication skills with signalers, spotters, and other personnel involved in crane operations.
    • Understand standard hand signals and radio communication protocols for clear and efficient crane operation.
    • Recognize the importance of maintaining constant communication and visual contact during lifting and positioning operations.
  8. Crane Stability and Load Dynamics:
    • Gain knowledge of the factors affecting crane stability, such as load positioning, wind forces, and uneven surfaces.
    • Understand load dynamics, including load swing, load radius, and the impact of load movement on crane stability.
    • Learn techniques to minimize load swing, control load momentum, and ensure safe lifting and lowering operations.
  9. Operator Responsibilities and Professionalism:
    • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a crane operator, including the importance of being alert, focused, and maintaining situational awareness.
    • Emphasize the need for operators to follow established procedures, report incidents, and communicate effectively with supervisors and coworkers.
    • Promote a culture of professionalism, accountability, and continuous learning to enhance crane operation safety and efficiency.
  10. Practical Hands-On Training:
    • Provide opportunities for participants to apply theoretical knowledge in practical scenarios under the supervision of experienced trainers.
    • Conduct simulations and practical exercises to improve skills in crane operation, load handling, and response to various operational challenges.
    • Encourage feedback, self-assessment, and continuous improvement throughout the training program.

Cost Per Person

$150 per person

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