Boom Truck Operator

When you have a boom truck, you need specialized training on how to safely operate this piece of equipment, not just generic training for mobile cranes. This program provides safety training to ensure those who operate boom trucks fully understand their responsibilities for pre-operation inspection, proper set-up, safe operation, and minor maintenance.

Specific Training Objectives:

  • Equipment design characteristics
  • Capacity considerations and limitations
  • Contributing causes of accidents
  • Pre-operational inspections
  • Evaluating the work area
  • Proper set-up and use of stabilizers
  • Wire rope inspection
  • Load rating charts
  • Effects of dynamics
  • Operator safety
  • Fall protection requirements

Hands-on training coaches your personnel in the proper use of this equipment and we provide an evaluation of each operator’s skill.

Course Overview:

This program may be customized to address your specific equipment. When on-site training is conducted we make sure your exact equipment and operations are covered as core topics.

Key Training Elements:

  • How to perform a pre-use inspection
  • Proper set-up and leveling
  • Safe operation skills
  • Testing requirements
  • Minor preventative maintenance

Course Topics Include:

  • Equipment design characteristics
  • Capacity considerations and limitations
  • Safety devices and required inspection
  • Pre-operational and regular inspections
  • Evaluation of surrounding work area
  • Soil compaction for proper set-up
  • Stability vs. structural competence
  • Wire rope inspection and evaluation
  • Capacity ratings chart notes
  • Operational limitations
  • Effects of dynamics
  • Load indication devices
  • Safety instructions and procedures
  • Operator qualifications
  • Proper inspection and use of winch
  • Load bearing & controlling parts
  • Documentation and recordkeeping requirements
  • Fall protection and safety harnesses
  • Controlled access zones
  • Safe use and operation
  • Ground control checks and requirements

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