Overhead Crane & Hoist Inspector (On-Site)

Crane Tech can deliver training for your inspectors that ensures you can build a high degree of safety and reliability into all of your cranes. Our personnel who provide instruction in this field have a lifetime of experience that can save you time and money by making sure your inspectors fully understand how to perform comprehensive inspections. Hands-on training means your personnel demonstrate their ability to perform on the job and skills training fills identified gaps.

Specific Training Objectives:

  • To ensure that crane inspectors have the knowledge and skills required to perform periodic inspections.
  • To ensure your inspectors can build a high degree of safety and reliability into all of the cranes at your facility.

Course Overview:

This program may include top running overhead bridge cranes, under hung cranes, monorail hoists, gantry cranes, and jib cranes. Presented in an easy to understand manner; requirements for compliance as well as practical methods to inspect and verify safety of your cranes forms the core of this program. Technical training combined with hands-on training ensures competency of your personnel and allows them to learn from professionals with many years of overhead crane inspection and maintenance experience.

Key Training Elements:

  • Ensuring the inspector’s safety
  • Understanding integration of crane components
  • Compliance with OSHA and ASME
  • Verification of equipment safety

Course Topics Include:

  • Machine characteristics
  • How to check operational modes
  • Major operational components
  • Brake types and their characteristics
  • Capacity considerations and limitations
  • Safety devices and inspections
  • Contributing causes of crane failures
  • Required basic maintenance
  • Recognition of unsafe conditions
  • Load bearing and load controlling parts
  • Electrical disconnect inspection
  • Inspection frequency
  • Holding and controlling brakes
  • Wire rope inspection
  • Hoist chain inspection
  • Safety device Inspection
  • Lockout/tag-out requirements
  • Hoist power systems inspection
  • Hook and block inspection
  • Hoist suspension inspection
  • Pendant and cab controller inspection
  • Trolleys and trolley drive units
  • Bridge drive inspection
  • Track and rail inspection
  • Switches and interlock inspection
  • Resistors & electrical inspection
  • Electrical and mechanical load control brakes
  • Load control brakes inspection
  • Overload protection devices
  • Inspect collectors and conductors
  • Inspect stops, bumpers and sweeps
  • Drum and sheave inspection
  • Reeving and controlling block twist
  • Record keeping requirements

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    Field Coaching: We will work with your operators one-on-one to help them build the skills necessary to ensure safety and job performance.

    Practical Testing: Crane Tech will test your personnel and provide a report so you can assign jobs with confidence.

    Site Specific: Crane Tech will never deliver a "canned" program to your site. Our Training Director listens carefully to learn your work requirements, your exact equipment, and training objectives. Site specific training means just that; Instruction that fits your company like a glove, and it’s where Crane Tech excels. We incorporate your policies so there are no conflicts between our instruction and your in-house efforts, and all government agency programs are tailored to your specific agency policies.

    Each of our instructors will gladly work with your management to help resolve critical issues. So training goes further than course delivery... it always extends to help you resolve issues specific to your operations.

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