Overhead Crane Operator Training
Course Length: 4 Hours | Language: English
Overhead cranes are used in many industries to move heavy and oversized objects that other material handling methods cannot. Overhead cranes have a railed support structure, known as a bridge, and a wheeled trolley that travels across the bridge horizontally. The other primary component of an overhead crane is the hoist, that’s attached to the trolley, and is used to perform the lifts. Several varieties of overhead cranes exist including gantry, semi-gantry, cantilever gantry, storage bridge and wall cranes.
This course is designed to increase the crane operator’s knowledge, skill and proficiency level through classroom and hands-on training, as well as heighten operators’ awareness on how to operate overhead cranes safely.
- Types of overhead cranes
- Daily Inspections
- Operational Safety
- Rigging configurations
- Affects of Sling Tension
- Rigging Inspection
- Side Loading
- Operating Practices
- Lockout/tag-out requirements
- Initial inspection of visual and audible hazards
- Load path and personnel safety
- Activation of warning alarm system
- How to operate hoist, bridge, and trolley safely
- Hand Signals
- Use of controls and instrumentation
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