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Course Type: Equipment operating
This course is for a student whom has zero or minimal experience operating a truck mounted Folding Boom Crane (also known as a knuckle boom crane) and does not have a Level A or B operators license.
Skill Level: Novice Operator
Training Method: In person.
Class Size: 1 - 4 students
Training Duration: 16 hours (2 days)
Alberta & British Columbia: In person training at the customer's workplace.
Customer supplied crane and load for practical lessons.
- The driver of the crane must have a valid driver's license for the class of vehicle the crane is mounted on.
- Be the minimum age for the worksite.
- Wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (provided by student):
- PPE as per the training location requirements.
- Safety boots, hard hat, high visibility vest/jacket/overall.
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Digital training card as proof of training, includes hyperlinked class photos and course material. Valid for 3 years.
Bonus for Large Employers (50+ students)
Access to OOSHEW's robust training database (training records from your employees and your subcontractors).
- Reference to applicable OHS Regulations (Federal, Provincial).
- Reference to applicable CSA standards and ASME standards.
- Review of Fulford Certification process for crane operators (applicable for AB and BC operators).
- Operator responsibilities.
- Manufacturer specifications for the equipment being trained on.
- Hazard and Risk Assessment for operating the equipment safely in the workplace.
- Safe operating procedures.
- Safe approach limits to energized equipment and power lines.
- Hand signals and working with a spotter.
- Equipment purpose and limitations.
- Equipment stability and Stability Certificate.
- Equipment preventive maintenance practices.
- Equipment inspection criteria.
- Equipment transport.
- Crane load chart comprehension.
- Crane load calculations.
- Rigging tables comprehension.
- Rigging calculations.
- Completing a Hazard & Risk Assessment.
- Completing a pre-use inspection report.
- Completing a Lift Plan.
- Hand signals.
- Calculating loads and crane lifting capacity.
- Staging a control zone.
- Safe setup and stowage of the crane.
- Inspecting the crane components.
- Operating the crane (without a load).
- Operating the crane (with a load).
- Time target practice (as per the Fulford Practical Assessment criteria).