Those identified to use and are responsible for the safe use of overhead travelling cranes. Delegates must be over the age of 18, be physically fit, have good eyesight, hearing ability and be able to judge distances.
The aim of this training course is to train selected delegates in the safe use of overhead travelling cranes in their workplace. Two separate courses are available to meet the needs of those with floor controls or cab controls. The duration of each programme is dependant upon experience, 1 day for experienced operatives, and 2 to 3 days for those with little or no experience.
Training Course Objectives
By the end of the training course, delegates will be able to:
- Operate the crane safely in accordance with manufacturers handbook and accepted codes of practice.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts set out in ‘Safe working with overhead cranes’.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the controls of the particular model used during the training.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the proper use of lifting tackle.
- Estimate the weight of loads.
- Use appropriate communications.
Training Course Content:
- Health & Safety at Work Regulations.
- Lifting gear regulations.
- Lifting gear pre-use inspections.
- Load handling.
- Stacking and de-stacking.
- Correct slinging.
- Handling methods.
- Capacities and effects of sling angles.
- Weight assessment and capacities.
These courses include assessments and successful completion leads to certification.
Courses can be delivered on-site or at our training centre.