Overhead Crane Operator Training

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Crane operators need to undergo formal training and assessment before they are considered licensed and capable to operate cranes. In the planning and construction industry, cranes are used on a daily basis and the fact that these items of machinery or equipment are so heavy duty means that special precautions need to be taken to ensure that safe use is made of them. Employees operating overhead cranes in the workplace should register for overhead crane operator training at MAKROSAFE, to ensure that they know precisely how to operate the unit and what to do in a potentially dangerous or emergency situation.

Our overhead crane training for novice learners and for recertification is the perfect course to send your employees on. This is a 5 day course for novice training and a 1 day course for recertification. There are various standards and regulations that must be adhered to when operating this type of heavy duty machinery, and our training methods are aimed at teaching operators to be compliant with these standards.

At the end of the course, you will be assessed by completing a knowledge assignment and by compiling a portfolio that demonstrates that you know how to apply the learned knowledge to your daily tasks. On completion of the course, all operators will be knowledgeable on safe handling and maintenance practices which are compliant with the standards set out by the actual crane manufacturers and legislation.

When attending this course, you can expect for the following topics and areas to be covered in detail:

  • Crane components
  • Operational checks
  • Operating the crane
  • Lifting and handling loads
  • Safety rules
  • Wire ropes
  • Drums and sheaves
  • Inspecting rigging hardware
  • Storing and handling lifting tackle

How is the Course Presented?

A facilitator will present information to learners. In addition to this, there will be readings, individual and group activities and discussions, and a variety of practical exercises so that the newly learned skills can be applied. All students are encouraged to participate and apply themselves from the first day, so that their training can be effective and useful to them.

If you are looking for overhead crane operator training that will prepare your team for making effective and safe use of your heavy duty equipment, take the time to get in touch with us. Turn to us, at MAKROSAFE, for all your overhead crane training needs and requirements today.

Posted date: 12th Jan 2015
Overhead Crane Training Course