WorkSafe B.C. (Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia) regulations require all boom truck operators to have proof of legislated training.  British Columbia Association for Crane Safety (BCACS) is the testing authority. Hunter Industries Ltd. training meets or exceeds all BCACS training requirements.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

To provide the operator with:

- an understanding of boom truck handling characteristics

- basic technical considerations and crane dynamics

- an understanding of primary regulations

- a benchmark for improving operating skills

- a desire to maintain his/her vehicle 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

 

Upon successful completion each student will receive:

- a certificate of training

 

Requirements:

- an understanding of English

- steel toed boots

- applicable BC drivers license

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

The theory session covers numerous headings including:

  • Regulations
  • Types of Cranes
  • Parts of a Crane
  • Load Charts
  • Rigging
  • Stick Boom
  • Knuckle Boom
  • Set-up
  • Hydraulics
  • Pre-operation Inspection
  • Lubrication
  • Safety Operations
  • Load Geometry
  • Maintenance
  • Stability
  • Centre of Gravity

The practical session includes:

  • Pre-operation Inspection
  • Determining Capacity
  • General Operation (Lifting)
  • Rigging
  • Stowing

Course Length: Variable as required

 

 

Call 604-513-8228 now for a training schedule!