Crane & Rigging

Course Description

This course is intended for workers who want to learn more about cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, and/or conveyors. Topics include cranes & derricks, helicopters, base-mounted drum hoists, overhead hoists, conveyors, and aerial lifts, This course covers the topics included in OSHA 29 CFR 1926.550 Subpart N.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1926 Subpart N


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Live Trainer Available

This course is also available as an instructor led course every Friday @  8:00 a.m. in Lafayette, LA or by demand at your location.
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Course Objectives

  1. Introduce the OSHA regulations which provide the information for this cranes and riggings
  2. Become familiar with the different types of cranes and hoists
  3. Cover the procedures for proper inspection and maintenance
  4. Establish the guidelines for proper equipment testing and load rating capacities
  5. Outline the proper procedures for crane operators and co-workers
  6. Outline regulations for load handling and handling equipment
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Course Content

  1. Competent Person Definition
  2. Operators
  3. Hazards Associated with Crane Operations
  4. Accidents
  5. Types of Cranes
  6. Load
  7. Guarding
  8. Sheaves
  9. Inspection
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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