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Mobile Crane Operator

The base course for this class is 2 days. This training includes 1 day of classroom time discussing regulation and load chart calculations. The second day is spent out on the crane, performing frequent inspections along with safe operating techniques. Call/inquire here for pricing. 

  • OSHA & ASME Regulations
  • Daily crane inspection
  • Operating mobile cranes safely & load control
  • Proper use of slings (use of softeners to protect slings)
  • Determining sling tension
  • How low sling angles affect sling tension
  • Capacity reductions for rigging hardware
  • Basic rigging inspection
  • Rigging techniques

Overhead Crane Operator

This course is 1 day and includes both the written and practical exams. This training includes classroom time discussing regulations and load chart calculation. Time is spent on the crane performing frequent inspections along with safe operating techniques. We usually pair Qualified Rigger/Signal person with this training. The candidates will get certificates of training for both Qualified Overhead Crane Operator and Rigger after successfully completing this training and passing the tests.

  • OSHA & ASME Regulations
  • Daily crane inspection
  • Operating overhead cranes safely & load control
  • Proper use of slings (use of softeners to protect slings)
  • Determining sling tension
  • How low sling angles affect sling tension
  • Capacity reductions for rigging hardware
  • Basic rigging inspection
  • Rigging techniques

Call/inquire here for pricing.

Service Truck Crane Operator

This course is 1 day. We discuss the hazards of side loading booms, proper outrigger use, and load chart calculation. Each candidate will complete a written exam and a practical exam.

  • Calculating loads
  • Working around cranes and suspended loads
  • Hook & wire rope inspection
  • Recognizing potential hazards
  • Operator accountabilities & liabilities
  • Proper use of slings
  • How low sling angles affect sling tension
  • Determining sling tension
  • Rigging inspection
  • Basic rigging techniques

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