Qualified Overhead Crane Operator

Course Description

This 4-6 hour course is intended for employees that will be called upon to rig or operate on overhead cranes. This course may be presented at our main campus or at your location. The hands-on evaluations must be performed on your overhead crane.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Saturday August 24, 2019


4-6 hours
Course Availability:
Upon Request

Course Content

  1. Terminology
  2. Types of overhead cranes
  3. General overhead crane requirements
  4. Overhead crane designs requirements
  5. Operator qualifications
  6. Inspection requirements
  7. Initial inspections
  8. Periodic inspections
  9. Motion warning devices
  10. Hand signals
  11. Power loss
  12. Maintenance
  13. Operations – Attaching and moving loads
  14. Shut down operations
  15. Written Exam
  16. Hands-on Evaluation [Personnel are given a proficiency evaluation, making simple lifts, rigging and signaling]