Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia regulations require all overhead crane operators to have proof of legislated training.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

To provide the operator with:

- an understanding of crane handling characteristics

- basic technical considerations and crane dynamics

- an understanding of primary regulations

- a bench-mark for improving operating skills

- a desire to maintain equipment in good working order

- how to operate safely and efficiently

 

During the course the operator will:

- receive theory and practical instruction

- complete a test on theory and practical

- receive a workbook and writing materials

- receive coffee and donuts

 

Upon successful completion each student will receive:

- a diploma

- a photo ID certification card

 

Requirements:

- an understanding of English

- steel toed boots

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

The theory session covers numerous headings including:

  • Crane Inspection
  • Effects of Shock Loading
  • Load Control
  • Centre of Gravity
  • Load Factors
  • Hitches
  • Rigging
  • Jacking
  • Systems
  • Hand Signals

The practical session includes:

  • Rigging
  • Maintenance
  • Basic Operating
  • Safety Awareness
  • Sling Inspection
  • Using Hand Signals

Course Length: 8 hours - 5 hours theory, 3 hours practical

 

 

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