Cranes and Material Handling

PRT260 - 31.00 Hours

Description

Crane HandlingThe 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.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Crane HandlingThe 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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

OSHA 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

Suggested Audience

  • Construction industry professionals
  • Maritime industry professionals
  • Manufacturing industry professionals
  • Warehousing industry professionals
  • Cargo
  • Safety and health professionals
  • Supervisors
  • Employees associated with crane operations

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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