Lifting Operations

Overhead Crane

Overhead Crane

Course Overview

Overhead Crane training provides an understanding of the relevant legislation that applies to lifting operations and lifting equipment and accessories. Delegates will learn to safely and effectively operate overhead cranes.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete Overhead Crane, delegates must hold:
    Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

Course Structure

Delegates completing an Overhead Crane training course will be able to; - Understand legislation that applies to lifting operations and equipment - Safely operate an overhead/gantry crane

Course Content

An Overhead Crane training course includes;

1. Relevant lifting operations and crane legislation and regulations
2. Recognition of the different types of overhead cranes and their controls
3. Common types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories
4. Periodic examinations of equipment inc. pre and post use inspections
5. Defective equipment and quarantine procedures
6. Hazards associated with lifting operations and cranes
7. Safe working systems and control measures
8. Loads – weight estimation, centre of gravity, security and stability
9. Principles of slinging
10. Use of tag lines
11. Load and lay-down areas
12. Use of personal protection equipment
13. Methods of communication and announcements
14. Use of signage and barriers
15. Emergency procedures and escape routes
16. Operating an overhead crane
17. Crane control panels
18. Slinging techniques
19. Controlling the movement of a load
20. Trial lifts
21. Landing of loads (inc. target practice)

More information

  • Certification: A 3t Training Services certificate will be issued upon successful completion
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Target audience: Personnel who are interested in carrying out overhead crane and banksman and slinger operations in the workplace
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 2 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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