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Overhead Crane, Rigging and Signal Person Training

Each course meets all relevant government and industry standards and all trainers have been certified.  Training courses include both classroom and practical (hands-on) segments, review/recap of materials discussed, question & answer periods and a written evaluation.  Upon successful completion, each participant receives a certificate and record of training.

Training can be conducted at our on site multimedia facilities or at individual customer worksites.  Customized courses to meet individual company needs are available upon request.


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Length of Courseapproximately 8 hours

To provide information and awareness on all aspects of the overhead cranes including an understanding of crane types, components and safe operation.

In Class Topics Include:
  • Review Legislation : O.H.S.A. , Ontario Regulations & C.S.A. B167-08 Standard
  • Common Crane Components, Controls and Equipment
  • Pre-Operational Inspections
  • Operating Instructions
  • Below the Hook Rigging and Hardware
  • Sling Inspections Wire Rope, Chain and Synthetic
  • Executing the Lift Plan
  • Calculating material Weights
  • Center of Gravity and how to calculate off Center Loads
  • Sling angles and the effect on sling tension
  • Shutdown Procedures
  • Operator Log Books
  • Standard Hand Signals
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-operation Inspection
  • Rigging the load
  • Load handling and Moving with a load
  • Hand Signals




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