This course gives workers an overview of the safe operating procedures for moving loads with floor-operated overhead industrial cranes. This course covers the dangers associated with lifting and moving a load with an overhead crane, as well as safe procedures that will avoid those dangers.
Topics Covered In This Course:
The importance of knowing the load capacity of the crane and the rigging
How the sling angle can affect rigging
Safe procedures for lifting, moving, and setting down a load
Safe procedures for operating a crane near people
The importance of personal protective equipment
This course can be paired with our Overhead Crane Basics course, which covers basic overhead crane concepts and the common pre-use inspections required at most facilities.
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.179 – Overhead and Gantry Cranes
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) best practices
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) best practices