Training COURSES

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Everyone working at Qualified Crane Training and Consulting LLC (QCT) are committed to ensuring everyone in the crane industry can have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills that are required to be safe and competent in their respective roles. To do this we offer a wide range of complete on-site training programs that can be customized to fit our customer’s needs.

However, we also realize that some customers have the need to train a small number of people, or simply do not have the space required to host a large training session at their facility.

To help accommodate our customers QCT is now launching reginal seminars! Our customers can now attend specific courses in their local area.

Please check the list below to see if a course you are interested in is coming to an area near you!

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Training Courses

Overhead Crane Operator (OP-100)
Course Name: Overhead Crane Operator
Course #: OP-100
Course Length (Days): 1
Who Should Attend: Anyone who is designated to operate overhead cranes including both dedicated operators, whose primary job is the operation of a crane (cab or pulpit), and nondedicated operators who use a crane (floor or remote) 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 both 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 B30.2 standard requirements for crane and hoist operation. Our Overhead Crane Operator course includes both a classroom presentation and a hands-on practical  training with an operation test. OSHA and National Consensus Standards require that anyone operating an overhead crane be provided training that includes a written and practical examination (operation test) on the type of crane they will operate. The type of cranes the training can be completed for include top running overhead cranes, gantry cranes, monorails with underhung trolley or bridge, 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 Requirements for Overhead and Gantry Crane Operators

Electrical, Mechanical & Structural Component Descriptions

Start Up & Shut Down Procedures

Safety Devices

Crane Controls

Operator & Personnel Safety

Attaching, Handling & Moving Loads

Performing a Functional Crane Inspection

Safe Rigging Practices

Rigging Equipment Descriptions, Inspections & Operation

Standard Hand Signals

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”

Overhead Crane Operator with Rigging (OP-100R)
Course Name: Overhead Crane Operator
Course #: OP-100R
Course Length (Days): 1.5 days
Who Should Attend: Anyone who is designated to operate overhead cranes including both dedicated operators, whose primary job is the operation of a crane (cab or pulpit), and nondedicated operators who use a crane (floor or remote) 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 both 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 B30.2 standard requirements for crane and hoist operation. This course is the same as our OP-100 Crane Operator course with the additional 4 hr module on rigging which will be a condensed version of our 8 hr RG-200 course.
Topics Covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910.179 Requirements for Overhead and Gantry Crane Operators

ASME B30 Requirements for Overhead and Gantry Crane Operators

Electrical, Mechanical & Structural Component Descriptions

Start Up & Shut Down Procedures

Safety Devices

Crane Controls

Operator & Personnel Safety

Attaching, Handling & Moving Loads

Performing a Functional Crane Inspection

Safe Rigging Practices

Rigging Equipment Descriptions, Inspections & Operation

Standard Hand Signals

Rigging Terminology & Definitions

Estimating Load Weights

Hitch Types and Reductions

Sling Inspection, Selection and Operation

Rigging Hardware Inspection, Selection and Operation

Load Angle Effect

Capacity Charts

ASME Hand Signals

 

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”

OSHA §1910.184 “Slings”

ASME B30.9 “slings

ASME B30.10 “Hooks”

ASME B30.20 “Below the Hook Lifting Devices”

ASME B30.26 “Rigging Hardware”

 

Overhead Crane Operator Customer Site Specific Custom Course (OP-100C)
Course Name: Overhead Crane Operator Customer Site Specific Custom Course
Course #: OP-100C
Course Length (Days): To be determined after consultation
Course Description This course will be the same as course as OP-100, except the entire course will be customized to a customer’s specifications. Consultation prior the training would occur where a site visit may or may not be included. Site visit allows for consultation about the training and for pictures to be taken for the custom creation of course material to cover customers site specific operations and their cranes. The entire course, content and delivery will be tailored to reflect the customers facilities, equipment, and requests.
   
Overhead Crane Operator Train the Trainer Certification (OP-100T)
Course Name: Overhead Crane Operator Train the Trainer Certification
Course #: OP-100T
Course Length (Days): 2.5 – 3 days
Who Should Attend: New or existing employees involved with training crane operators, plant safety personal, training managers, human resource employees involved with training employees in areas of crane and hoist operation.
Required for Successful Completion: Pass both a written trainer certification examination and a practical.
Course Description: The information presented in this course is built around the knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct and support an overhead crane operator’s safety policy and training course. Topics include, but will not be limited to, the requirements of a crane operator, how to facilitate a training course, how to evaluate students, and how to become an effective trainer. The training is designed to equip the new trainer or to help the existing trainer become certified with delivering our OP-100R “Overhead Crane Operator” training curriculum and assessments.
Topics Covered:

OP-100 “Overhead Crane Operator” course in it’s entirety

Effective Teaching Methods

Adult Learning Methodologies

How to become an effective trainer

Assessment Methods (Written and Practical Examinations”

Course Facilitation

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”

Overhead Crane Operator Train the Trainer Certification (OP-100TR)
Course Name: Overhead Crane Operator – Train the Trainer Certification (with Rigging)
Course #: OP-100TR
Course Length (Days): 2.5 – 3 days
Who Should Attend: New or existing employees involved with training crane operators, plant safety personal, training managers, human resource employees involved with training employees in areas of crane and hoist operation.
Required for Successful Completion: Pass both a written trainer certification examination and a practical.
Course Description: The information presented in this course is built around the knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct and support an overhead crane operator’s safety policy and training course. Topics include, but will not be limited to, the requirements of a crane operator, how to facilitate a training course, how to evaluate students, and how to become an effective trainer. The training is designed to equip the new trainer or to help the existing trainer become certified with delivering our OP-100R “Overhead Crane Operator” training curriculum and assessments.
Topics Covered:

OP-100R “Overhead Crane Operator” course in its entirety

Effective Teaching Methods

Adult Learning Methodologies

How to become an effective trainer

Assessment Methods (Written and Practical Examinations”

Course Facilitation

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”

Overhead Crane Operator Train the Trainer - Customer Site Specific Custom Course (OP-100TC)
Course Name: Overhead Crane Operator Train the Trainer – Customer Site Specific Custom Course
Course #: OP-100TC
Course Length (Days): To be determined after consultation
Course Description This course will be the same as course as OP-100T, except the entire course will be customized to a customer’s specifications. Consultation prior the training would occur where a site visit may or may not be included. Site visit allows for consultation about the training and for pictures to be taken for the custom creation of course material to cover customers site specific operations and their cranes. The entire course, content and delivery will be tailored to reflect the customers facilities, equipment, and requests.
Overhead Crane Operator Webinar (OP-100W)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Operator Webinar

Course #:

OP-100W

Course Length (Days):

.5-1day

Course Description

This course will cover the same material as our OP-100. This course is held via Webinar utilizing Microsoft Teams, or software of your choice. This class can he held with multiple users logging into the meeting from different locations, or be held with all students being in one location and someone hosting the webinar.

 

Note: this course does not include practical training, which is a requirement to follow ASME, and CMAA. On site hands on training, and evaluation can be purchased separate or can be handled by the customer.

 

Mobile Crane Operator (MCO-700)

Course Name:

Mobile Crane Operator

Course #:

MCO-700

Course Length (Days):

2

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is designated to operate mobile cranes including both dedicated operators, whose primary job is the operation of a crane (cab or pulpit), and nondedicated operators who use a crane (floor or remote) 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 both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who operates a mobile crane during load handling activities including maintenance and inspection personnel. The information presented in this course teaches individuals the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) §1926 Subpart CC regulations and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers B30.5 “Mobile and Locomotive Cranes” standard requirements for mobile crane operation. Our Mobile Crane Operator course includes both a classroom presentation and a hands-on practical (operation test). OSHA and National Consensus Standards require that anyone operating a mobile crane be provided training that includes a written and practical training and examination (operational test) on the type of mobile crane they will operate. The type of cranes the training can be completed for include Hydraulic cranes, Crawler Cranes, Carry Deck cranes and Commercial Truck-Mounted Telescopic Boom Cranes.

Topics Covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA 29 CFR §1910.1400 Requirements for Mobile Crane Operators

ASME B30.5 Requirements for Mobile Crane Operators

Electrical, Mechanical & Structural Component Descriptions

Pre and Post-start Inspections

Securing Procedures

Shutdown Procedures

Safety Devices

Power Line Safety

Load Charts

Site Evaluation

Crane Stability

Crane Controls

Operator & Personnel Safety

Lifting, Lowering, Booming, Telescoping, and Swinging

Standard Method for Hand Signals

Written and Practical (Operation) Exams

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.180 “Crawler Locomotive and Truck Cranes”

OSHA 1926 Subpart CC “Cranes and Derricks in Construction”

ASME B30.5 “Mobile and Locomotive Cranes”

Rigger Level I (RG-200)

Course Name:

Rigger Level I

Course #:

RG-200

Course Length (Days):

1

Who Should Attend:

Any person responsible for the selection, inspection and operation of rigging slings, equipment, and hardware for the purpose of attaching loads to overhead cranes and hoists including persons directing the movements of a crane.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

The information presented in this course teaches individuals the Occupational Safety and Health Administration §1910.184 regulations and applicable ASME B30 standards.

Topic covered:

Rigging Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

Estimating Load Weights

Hitch Types

Hitch Reductions

Sling Inspection, Selection and Operation

Rigging Hardware Inspection, Selection and Operation

Center of Gravity

Load Angle Effect

Capacity Charts

ASME Hand Signals

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.184 “Slings”

ASME B30.2 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.9 “slings

ASME B30.10 “Hooks”

ASME B30.20 “Below the Hook Lifting Devices”

ASME B30.26 “Rigging Hardware”

Rigger Level II (RG-202)

Course Name:

Rigger Level II

Course #:

RG-202

Course Length (Days):

1 or 2 days

Who Should Attend:

Any person responsible for the selection, inspection and operation of rigging slings, equipment, and hardware for the purpose of attaching loads to overhead cranes and hoists including persons directing the movements of a crane.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

The information presented in this course teaches individuals the Occupational Safety and Health Administration §1910.184 regulations and applicable ASME B30 standards. Rigger Level II training is an extension for anyone who has completed Level I or, has the relevant experience to take their knowledge beyond the fundamentals.

Topics Covered:

Rigging Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

Estimating Load Weights

Hitch Types

Hitch Reductions

Sling Inspection, Selection and Operation

Rigging Hardware Inspection, Selection and Operation

Structural, Mechanical, Magnet and Vacuum Below the Hook Lifting Devices

Chain Falls

Reeving Diagrams

Center of Gravity Calculations

Share of Load Calculations

Load Angle Effect

Load Drifting and turning

Capacity Charts

Risk management

Creation of a rigging plan including critical lift

ASME Hand Signals

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.184 “Slings”

ASME B30.2 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.9 “slings

ASME B30.10 “Hooks”

ASME B30.20 “Below the Hook Lifting Devices”

ASME B30.26 “Rigging Hardware”

Rigger Level I - Train the Trainer (RG-200T)

Course Name:

Rigger Level I Train the Trainer

Course #:

RG-200T

Course Length (Days):

2.5 – 3 days

Who Should Attend:

New or existing employees involved with training persons assigned rigging responsibilities (including overhead crane and hoist operators responsible for attaching loads), plant safety personal, training managers, human resource employees involved with training employees in areas of crane, hoist and rigging operations.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written trainer certification examination and a practical.

Course Description:

The information presented in this course is built around the knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct and support riggers and persons assigned rigging responsibilities. Topics include, but not limited to, the requirements of a rigger, how to facilitate a training course, how to evaluate students, and how to become an effective trainer. The training is designed to equip the trainer with delivering our RG-200 “Rigger Level I” training curriculum and assessments.

Topics covered:

RG-200 “Rigger Level I” course in its entirety (Day 1)

Effective Teaching Methods

Adult Learning Methodologies

Assessment Methods (Written and Practical Examinations)

How to become an effective trainer

Course Facilitation

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.184 “Slings”

ASME B30.2 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.9 “slings

ASME B30.10 “Hooks”

ASME B30.20 “Below the Hook Lifting Devices”

ASME B30.26 “Rigging Hardware”

Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection Certification (ISP-300)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection Certification

Course #:

ISP-300

Course Length (Days):

1 (Option for a 2nd day to complete an Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection on site)

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is designated to perform overhead crane OSHA and ASME “Frequent” inspections including crane inspectors and crane maintenance personnel.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone designated to perform overhead crane “Frequent” inspection. The information presented in this course teaches how to perform safe and comprehensive crane inspections in accordance with OSHA §1910, ASME B30.2, and CMAA Specifications 78 requirements including record keeping. This training applies to performing frequent inspections of top running overhead bridge cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, underhung overhead hoists, and jib cranes. Successful completion of this course includes passing a written exam.

Topic Covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910 & ASME B30.2, 16 & 17, and CMAA Spec 78  Crane Inspection Requirements

Overhead Crane Inspector Qualifications

Employer Responsibilities

Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Overhead Crane Classifications

Overhead Crane Inspection Types

Overhead Crane Inspection Safety

Crane Inspection Procedures for a Frequent Inspection

Inspection Removal Criteria

Record Keeping

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 78 Standards and Guidelines for Professional Services Performed On Overhead Traveling Cranes and Associated Hoisting Equipment

Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection - Customer Site Specific Custom Course (ISP-300C)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection – Customer Site Specific Custom Course

Course #:

ISP-300C

Course Length (Days):

To be determined after consultation

Course Description

This course will be the same as course as ISP-300 except the entire course will be customized to a customer’s specifications. Consultation prior the training would occur where a site visit may or may not be included. Site visit allows for consultation about the training and for pictures to be taken for the custom creation of course material to cover customers site specific operations and their cranes. The entire course, content and delivery will be tailored to reflect the customers facilities, equipment, and requests.

Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection Webinar (ISP-300W)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Frequent Inspection Webinar

Course #:

ISP-300W

Course Length (Days):

1day

Course Description

This course will cover the same material as our ISP-300. This course is held via Webinar utilizing Microsoft Teams, or software of your choice. This class can he held with multiple users logging into the meeting from different locations, or be held with all students being in one location and someone hosting the webinar.

 

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection Certification (ISP-301)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection Certification

Course #:

ISP-301

Course Length (Days):

2

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is designated to perform overhead crane Periodic inspections including crane inspectors and crane maintenance personnel.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone designated to perform OSHA and ASME overhead crane “Periodic” inspections. The information presented in this course teaches how to perform safe and comprehensive crane inspections in accordance with OSHA §19179, ASME B30.2, ASME B30.16, and CMAA Spec 78, 70, and 74.  This training applies to inspections of top running overhead bridge cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, underhung overhead hoists and jib cranes. Successful completion of this course includes passing a written exam.

Topics Covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910 & ASME B30.2, 16 & 17 Overhead Crane Inspection Requirements

Overhead Crane Inspector Qualifications

Employer Responsibilities

Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Overhead Crane Classifications

Overhead Crane Inspection Types

Overhead Crane Inspection Safety

Crane Inspection Procedures for a Periodic Inspection

Inspection Removal Criteria

Record Keeping

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)”

CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”

CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”

CMAA Specification 78 Standards and Guidelines for Professional Services Performed On Overhead Traveling Cranes and Associated Hoisting Equipment

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection - Customer Site Specific Custom Course (ISP-301C)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection – Customer Site Specific Custom Course

Course #:

ISP-301C

Course Length (Days):

To be determined after consultation

Course Description

This course will be the same as course as ISP-301 except the entire course will be customized to a customer’s specifications. Consultation prior the training would occur where a site visit may or may not be included. Site visit allows for consultation about the training and for pictures to be taken for the custom creation of course material to cover customers site specific operations and their cranes. The entire course, content and delivery will be tailored to reflect the customers facilities, equipment, and requests.

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection Webinar (ISP-301W)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection Webinar

Course #:

ISP-301W

Course Length (Days):

2 day

Course Description

This course will cover the same material as our ISP-301. This course is held via Webinar utilizing Microsoft Teams, or software of your choice. This class can he held with multiple users logging into the meeting from different locations, or be held with all students being in one location and someone hosting the webinar.

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection Certification - Refresher (ISP-301R)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Periodic Inspection Certification – Refresher

Course #:

ISP-301R

Course Length (Days):

1

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who has already completed a periodic training and certification program (from any  training company)  and is need of a refresher to keep their certification active and to be in compliance with CMAA and ASME.  

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass written examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who has already been trained and certified to perform OSHA and ASME overhead crane “Periodic” inspections. The information presented in this course will be an overview of the material covered in the ISP301 course with a focus on any crane industry changes and any updates to associated regulations and/or industry standards that have occurred since the students completion of the ISP-301 course.  This training applies to periodic inspections of top running overhead bridge cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, underhung overhead hoists and jib cranes. Successful completion of this course includes passing a written exam.

Topics Covered:

Overview of:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910 & ASME B30.2, 16 & 17 Overhead Crane Inspection Requirements

Overhead Crane Inspector Qualifications

Employer Responsibilities

Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Overhead Crane Classifications

Overhead Crane Inspection Types

Overhead Crane Inspection Safety

Crane Inspection Procedures for a Periodic Inspection

Inspection Removal Criteria

Record Keeping

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)”

CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”

CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”

CMAA Specification 78 Standards and Guidelines for Professional Services Performed On Overhead Traveling Cranes and Associated Hoisting Equipment

Mobile Crane Inspection (MCI-800)

Course Name:

Mobile Crane Inspection

Course #:

MCI-800

Course Length (Days):

1

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is designated to perform mobile crane inspections including crane inspectors and crane maintenance personnel.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone designated to perform mobile crane inspections. The information presented in this course teaches how to perform safe and comprehensive crane inspections in accordance with OSHA §1926 Subpart CC & ASME B30.5 requirements including record keeping. This training applies to inspections of Hydraulic cranes, Crawler Cranes, Carry Deck cranes and Commercial Truck-Mounted Telescopic Boom Cranes. Successful completion of this course includes passing a written exam.

Topics Covered

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1926 Subpart CC & ASME B30.5 Mobile Crane Inspection Requirements

Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Mobile Crane Inspection Types

Mobile Crane Inspection Safety

Crane Inspection Procedures

Inspection Removal Criteria

Record Keeping

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.180 “Crawler Locomotive and Truck Cranes”

OSHA 1926 Subpart CC “Cranes and Derricks in Construction”

ASME B30.5 “Mobile and Locomotive Cranes”

Overhead Crane Mechanical Maintenance (CM-400)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Mechanical Maintenance

Course #:

CM-400

Course Length (Days):

2

Who Should Attend:

Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who is responsible for maintaining the mechanical components of overhead cranes and hoists. The training will provide information on mechanical crane component adjustments, repairs and replacements for the purpose of safe and proficient operation of overhead cranes and hoists. This training applies to top running overhead bridge cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, underhung overhead hoists and jib cranes. Maintenance, preventative maintenance, adjustments, repairs and replacements are taught in accordance with OSHA, ASME, and CMAA requirements.

Topics covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910.179, ASME B30.2 and CMAA requirements.

Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Crane Maintenance Safety

Crane Mechanical Components Maintenance Procedures

Lubrication application and fundamentals

Crane structural fundamentals

Mechanical tool fundamentals and safety

Bearing Fundamentals

Fastener application and Fundamentals

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)”

CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”

CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”

Overhead Crane Electrical Maintenance (CE-500)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Electrical Maintenance

Course #:

CE-500

Course Length (Days):

2 days with option for 3 days of hands on.

Who Should Attend:

Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the electrical components of overhead cranes and hoists. The training will provide information on electrical crane component adjustments, troubleshooting, repairs and replacements for the purpose of safe and proficient operation of overhead cranes and hoists. This training applies to top running overhead bridge cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, underhung overhead hoists and jib cranes. Maintenance, preventative maintenance, adjustments, repairs and replacements are taught in accordance with OSHA and ASME requirements.

Topics covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910.179, ASME B30.2, NEC 610 and CMAA electrical regulations overview.

Crane electrical maintenance Safety

Crane Electrical Components Maintenance Procedures

Crane Electrical Components troubleshooting Procedures

Component Electrical symbol identification

Electrical drawing and schematic reading and troubleshooting

VFD overview and troubleshooting

Motor maintenance and troubleshooting

Crane Power distribution maintenance and troubleshooting

Electrical tools fundamentals

Crane Speed control Fundamentals

 

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)”

CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”

CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”

NEC 610 – Article 610 of the national electric code is for cranes and hoists

Overhead Crane Electrical Print Reading and Troubleshooting (CE-501)

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Electrical Print Reading and Troubleshooting

Course #:

CE-501

Course Length (Days):

1 day.

  • This course can be added to any other electrical class.
  • This course can also be customized to reference customers own crane electrical drawings.
  • This course is available as a webinar

Who Should Attend:

Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers, electricians, electrical engineers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the electrical components of overhead cranes and hoists. This electrical print reading course covers the various types and purposes of electrical crane prints, and teaches the skills needed to interpret and troubleshoot a crane using them. The training will provide information on how to read and troubleshoot from both NEMA and IEC drawings. The Course will include symbol identification, labeling and troubleshooting for North American crane brands such as P&H and Whiting, and European brands such as Konecranes and Demag.

Topics covered:

  • Electrical Print Terminology & Definitions
  • NEMA Electrical Print reading and troubleshooting
  • IEC Electrical Print reading and Troubleshooting
  • Konecranes Labeling standards and print reading
  • Component Electrical symbol identification
  • Single line, electrical diagram, and schematic overview
  • Function of the input, logic, and output elements of a control circuit
  • Symbol for various manually operated input devices, and identify symbols for various process actuated input devices and how they are used
  • Symbol identification for a relay / contactor and the associated contacts
  • Logic symbols, such as but not limited to symbols or a motor starter, and various output symbols
  • VFD and PLC logic symbols and troubleshooting from electrical drawings

 

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)”
  • CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”
  • CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”
Crane Compliance for Managers (CCM-600)

Course Name:

Crane Compliance for Managers

Course #:

CCM-600

Course Length (Days):

1

Who Should Attend:

Safety managers, supervisors, plant managers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training is designed for anyone who is responsible for material handling operations that include cranes used in general industry and construction. This comprehensive course provides important information for safety managers, plant managers, supervisors, and other persons responsible for ensuring compliance with federal and national consensus standards for crane and rigging operations. This course will also help people in a management role to understand the fundamentals of crane safety and regulation compliance with regards to training, crane maintenance, and crane inspections. With the intent to help them identify gaps withing their own organizations.

Topics covered:

OSHA and Consensus Standards Overview

Crane Industry Terms & Definitions

Crane Descriptions

Training Requirements for Crane Operators and Riggers

Crane Operator Responsibilities

Responsibilities of Riggers

Crane Inspection Types

Rigging Inspections

Rigging Best Practices

Record Keeping Requirements

Lift Director Responsibilities

Mobile Crane Operations Requirements

Signal Person Requirements

Training Programs

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)”

CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”

CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”

Signal Person (SP-00)

Course Name:

Signal Person

Course #:

SP-00

Course Length (Days):

1

Who Should Attend:

Anyone responsible for directing the movement of loads in general industry and construction.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who will be responsible for directing the movements of a crane using hand and voice communication in construction. This training is in accordance with OSHA §1926 Subpart CC requirements for Signal Person qualification and ASME B30.5 “Signalperson Qualifications”.

Topics Covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1926 & ASME B30.5 Signal Person requirements

Standard Hand Signals

Standard Voice Signals

Radio, Telephone or Other Electronic Transmission of Signals

Evaluating Site Conditions for Suitability of Communication Methods

Crane Operational Dynamics and Limitations

Boom Deflection

Power Line Safety

Written & practical examinations

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.179 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

OSHA §1926.Subpart CC

Mobile Crane Lift Director (MCO-700LT)

Course Name:

Mobile Crane Lift Director

Course #:

MCO-700LT

Course Length (Days):

2

Who Should Attend:

Anyone responsible for overseeing and directing lifting operations including multiple crane lifts.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

training is intended for anyone who will be designated as a Lift Director for mobile crane operations. The information presented in this course teaches individuals the OSHA and ASME requirements for a Lift Director in accordance with OSHA §1926.1400 and ASME B30.5 & 23. This course is designed for anyone who is designated as a Lift Director for overseeing lifting operations that involve mobile cranes.

Topics Covered:

Mobile Crane Terminology

OSHA Competent Person Description

OSHA Qualified Person Description

OSHA §1926.1400 Lift Director Requirements

Lift Director Responsibilities

ASME B30.5 and B30.23 Requirements

Mobile Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Pre-operation Functional Inspections

Site Evaluation & Preparation

Crane Setup

Power Line Safety

Special Operations Procedures

Startup and Shutdown Procedures

Load Charts

Record Keeping Requirements

Standard Method for Hand Signals

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.180 “Crawler Locomotive and Truck Cranes”

OSHA 1926 Subpart CC “Cranes and Derricks in Construction”

ASME B30.5 “Mobile and Locomotive Cranes”

Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Training (MEWP-900)

Course Name:

Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Training

Course #:

MEWP-900

Call or email for more information

Fork Lift Operator (FLO-901)

Course Name:

Fork Lift Operator

Course #:

FLO-901

Call or email for more information

Konecranes Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Electrical Maintenance (VFD-502)
Course Name: Konecranes Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Electrical Maintenance
Course #: VFD-502
Course Length (Days): 2 days (contact us for information about optional 3rd day)
Who Should Attend: Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers, electricians, electrical engineers
Required for Successful Completion: Pass a written examination
Course Description: This training is intended for anyone who is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the Konecranes Variable Frequency Drives (VFD). Covers brands such as the Konecranes Dynac and Dynahoist, P&H Smartorque, and Drivecon XS and XT series drives. This course will teach the fundamentals of maintaining, programming, and troubleshooting these advanced VFD’s.
Topics covered:
  • Fault and warning history diagnosis
  • Fault time data record logging and interpreting
  • Programing both open and closed loop control
  • Preventative maintenance procedures
  • Troubleshooting using monitoring values from parameters
  • VFD component specification and sizing
  • Keypad functionality
  • Wiring a replacement or new VFD
  • Type code identification and analysis
  • Programming ramp speeds and other drive related features

 

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)”
  • CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”
  • CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”
  • NEC 610 – Article 610 of the national electric code is for cranes and hoists
Electromotive (Magnetek) Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Electrical Maintenance (VFD-503)

Course Name:

Electromotive (Magnetek) Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Electrical Maintenance

Course #:

VFD-503

Course Length (Days):

2 days (contact us for information about optional 3rd day)

Who Should Attend:

Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers, electricians, electrical engineers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training program starts with an overview of the Magnetek IMPULSE product as used in overhead material handling applications. The course will cover programming the IMPULSE® •G+ Mini, and the IMPULSE®•G+ Series 4 drives in both open loop vector mode and closed loop vector control. The training will also include troubleshooting both the G+ Mini and the Impulse Series 4 VFD.

Topics covered:

  • Fault diagnosis
  • Programing both open and closed loop control
  • Preventative maintenance procedures
  • Troubleshooting using keypad
  • VFD component specification and sizing
  • Keypad functionality
  • Wiring a replacement or new VFD
  • Type code identification and analysis
  • Programming ramp speeds and other drive related features

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)”
  • CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”
  • CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”
  • NEC 610 – Article 610 of the national electric code is for cranes and hoists