Overhead Crane Operator

Designed for overhead crane and hoist operators, participants learn safe operating procedures and daily inspection which form a consistent approach to crane safety.

Overhead crane and hoist training provides instruction on safe operating practices, proper load handling, pre-use inspection and accident avoidance. We place emphasis on informing the operator on the interaction of overhead crane components which makes an operator better able to provide early detection of unsafe conditions.

When attending our Tampa Training Center learn hands-on using overhead cranes to reinforce your skills.

Course Topics Include:

  • Size and characteristics of cranes
  • Operational modes
  • Major operational components
  • Emergency shutdown procedures
  • Locate and verify access to crane disconnect
  • Lockout / tag-out requirements
  • Inspect visual and audible hazards
  • Control labeling and conditioning
  • Pendant control strain relief
  • Warning and capacity labeling
  • Wire rope or chain condition
  • Requirements for guards
  • Emergency stop function
  • Bumper and stop requirements
  • Limit devices and control functions
  • Load control and operation safety
  • Load block, hook and latch
  • How to determine load weight
  • How to avoid side pulling & load swing
  • How to conduct a hoist brake check
  • Load path and personnel safety
  • Activation of warning alarm
  • Operation of hoist, bridge, and trolley
  • How to avoid shock loading
  • Floor capacity for load placement
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Regulations for operators
  • Crane manufacturer’s instructions
  • Functions and limitations of cranes

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Training Schedule

3-Day Hands-On Course #4106 $1095

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Tampa Aug 7 - 9 Sign Up Now
Tampa Nov 6 - 8 Sign Up Now

Special Pricing:

  • • Enroll 2 and 3rd is FREE
  • • 50% Off Refresher Training


2-Day Course #3609 $895

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Houston Sep 25 - 26 Sign Up Now
Baton Rouge Oct 16 - 17 Sign Up Now

Special Pricing:

  • • Enroll 2 and 3rd is FREE
  • • 50% Off Refresher Training


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