Overhead Crane Training objectives are to improve and develop your skills in working with cranes and hoists. Safety standards, procedures and best practices have been established to help prevent injury and improve worker safety. The training will assist management’s obligations to ensure workers are trained and competent to deal with the hazards of operating crane and rigging loads.

Overhead Crane Training Theory Outline (4 Hours):

  • Requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Industrial Regulations
  • Pre-use/shift inspection of slings, lifting points and pendent crane
  • Load limits and capacity of crane and lifting components
  • Safe distances
  • Standard hand signals
  • Standard safe practices
  • Use of chains, slings, spreader bars, grabbers, and other attachments


Overhead Crane Training Practical Outline (2 Hours):

  • Inspecting the crane, slings, fittings and attachments
  • Estimate load weights
  • Practice proper rigging and lifting procedures
  • Rig and lift loads

Note: CBHM only does indoor overhead crane training. Please advise the tonnage capacity of your crane.

Crane Hoist Training

Hoist Training Theory & Practical Outline (4 Hours):

  • Legislative guidelines and standards for compliance
  • Hoist operation
  • Moving loads
  • Inspections
  • Loads, balance and center of gravity
  • Sling types
  • Bolts, rings and shackles


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