Course Overview

Moving large, heavy loads is crucial to today's oil and gas industry. A lot of has been developed for these operations, including careful training and extensive workplace precautions. There are significant safety issues to be considered, both for the operators of the diverse "lifting" devices, and for workers in proximity to them.

The purpose of this training is to help you become a qualified & competent crane operator - an operator who has the knowledge and skills to operate the cranes in a safe and professional manner.

Reference Standard

The training is designed as per applicable ASME/ANSI/OSHA regulations.

At the end of the course, the participants will:

  • Introduce basic safety concepts and techniques
  • Describe the major causes of crane accidents
  • Outline crane operator’s responsibilities
  • Describe pre-use inspection criteria, testing and examination of crane prior to use
  • Describe how sling angles affect sling capacity
  • Outline the causes of d crane operations
  • Explain the basics of crane safety and safe rigging practices
  • Describe safe manual material handling practice

Eligible Candidates

The Course Designed for Crane operator, Riggers, Signal man or anybody involved with Lifting operations

Course Duration

1 day, 6 hours per day

Course Content

  • Applicable Regulations (OSHA/ANSI/ASME)
  • Basic Concepts of Crane Operations
  • Types of cranes
  • Components of mobile crane
  • Terminologies
  • Crane hazards, operations, inspection, testing and maintenance
  • Causes of crane failures
  • Power lines considerations
  • Crane operating capacity
  • Read and apply load charts and standard hand signals
  • Lifting accessories, inspections and uses
  • Environmental considerations
  • Summary

Course Assessment

The assessment will be practical and written for the certification as per OSHA regulations

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