OP-105L – Crane Operator Training – Light Lifting

Course Name: Crane Operator Training – Light Lifting
Course #: OP-105L
Course Length (Days): 1
Who Should Attend: Anyone who is designated to operate overhead/underhung hoists, monorails with underhung trolley or bridge, Light lifting workstation crane or hoists, overhead underhung and stationary hoists, wall cranes and jib cranes. Including both dedicated operators, whose primary job is the operation of a crane, and nondedicated operators who use a crane as another tool in performing their job including, but not limited to, maintenance personnel, test personnel, and crane inspectors that operate overhead cranes to perform their specific work duties. Safety personnel and managers of crane operators are encouraged to attend as well.
Required for Successful Completion: Pass a written and practical Examination
Course Description: The information presented in this course teaches individuals the Occupational Safety and Health Administration §1910.179 regulations and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers B30.16 & 17 standard requirements for crane and hoist operation. Our Jib and Light Lifting Operator course includes both a classroom presentation and a hands-on practical  training with an operational test. OSHA and National Consensus Standards require that anyone operating an overhead crane be provided training that includes a written and practical examination (operational test) on the type of crane they will operate. The type of cranes the training can be completed for include overhead/underhung hoists, monorails with underhung trolley or bridge, Light lifting workstation crane or hoists, overhead underhung and stationary hoists, wall cranes and jib cranes.
Topics Covered: Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910.179 Requirements for Overhead and Gantry Crane Operators

ASME B30.16 and 17 Requirements for Crane Operators

Electrical, Mechanical & Structural Component Descriptions

Start Up & Shut Down Procedures

Safety Devices

Crane Controls

Operator & Personnel Safety

Operational Awareness and safety

Attaching, Handling & Moving Loads

 

Applicable Regulations & Standards: OSHA §1910.179 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.2 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.16 “Overhead, Underhung and Stationary Hoists”

ASME B30.17 “Cranes and Monorails (with Underhung Trolley or Bridge”

CMAA Specification #79 “Crane Operator’s Guide”

Skills

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June 25, 2024