The Cranes And Material Handling course introduces participants to various types of mobile cranes and provides intermediate information concerning crane operations, inspection, maintenance, load charts, and corresponding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. During the course, scenario-based exercises are used to help students apply proper OSHA and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards. During exercises students are led through procedures required to properly review load charts and rigging tables; all designed to help prevent accidents.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsOSHA crane standards +Overhead and gantry cranes +Crawler locomotive and truck cranes +Calculating load weights +Wire rope use, handling, maintenance, and strength +Chain, webbing, metal mesh and fiber rope slings +Knots +Crane signals +Center of gravity calculations +Sling load calculations +Rigging hardware +Rigging hitches +Rigging safety rules +Mobile cranes +Crane safety rules
- Construction industry professionals
- Maritime industry professionals
- Manufacturing industry professionals
- Warehousing industry professionals
- Safety and health professionals
- Employees associated with crane operations