This interactive course on Crane Safety is designed to remind participants that over 90% of crane-related accidents are caused by human error and that they are the key to preventing these incidents.
While there are many different types of cranes, they all have the ability to make many jobs much easier by lifting enormous weight. But they also share the potential for disaster when they are not operated safely. Crane-related accidents can often be deadly, due to the cumbersome and heavy loads that are lifted. A small mis-calculation or a brief moment of inattention, and tragedy could strike. Once a load falls, not much can be done to stop it, and there is little time for people to move safely out of the way. A coworker could be injured or killed, and expensive equipment or materials could be damaged or destroyed... even the crane itself.
Areas covered in the program include physical and mental preparation, equipment inspection, hazard assessment, boom cranes, jib cranes, overhead cranes, general and operational safety devices, crane operations, hand signals, and more. Also, participants would be familiarized with:
By the end of the course, participants should be able to:
A crane operator has many responsibilities and plays an integral part in the safety of a job site where cranes are in operation.
This Crane Operator course has been developed for those workers tasked with crane operation, and covers the knowledge needed by a worker to safely operate a variety of different crane types, including overhead, mobile, tower, and articulating cranes.
This training program helps crane operator as well as the entire lifting team understand many facets of a crane work and the safety requirements at work site. Also, it focuses on the roles and responsibilities of each of the different worker that make up a crane operation safe.