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Overhead Crane


Training Duration:  6 hours

Delivery Method:  In Person at the customer's location and with customer supplied equipment.

PPE Required: CSA approved work boots and hard hat, safety glasses, gloves.



Course Summary

This training is for workers who operate an overhead crane to lift, move and place loads.  This training is NOT intended for the operation of mobile cranes, tower cranes, self-erect cranes or truck mounted cranes.


Theory Lessons

  • Applicable OH&S regulations and applicable CSA standards.

  • Responsibilities of crane operator.

  • Working load limits.

  • Hand signals.

  • Workplace safety. 


Practical Lessons

  • Inspection of crane components.

  • Operation of crane.

  • Routine crane maintenance.

  • Lockout of crane.

  • Hazard & risk assessment and control measures.

  • Hand signals.

  • Lift planning.

  • Practical lifting of loads.



Applicable OH&S Regulations

British Columbia OH&S

  • Part 14 Cranes and Hoists