OVERHEAD CRANE SAFETY

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OVERHEAD CRANE SAFETY

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Overhead cranes are found everywhere in modern industry and construction. They are so common that they almost fall into the background of daily workplace activity and this can lead to complacency by everyone involved. Yet every year serious accidents occur while working around or directly operating cranes than any other tool used. This course will look at some of the basics of good overhead crane operation, maintenance and management principles.

REGULATORY REFERENCE:

29 CFR 1910 Subpart N 179
29 CFR 1919
29 CFR 1926 Subpart N Section 550

APPROXIMATE DURATION:

25 Minutes

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Introduction
  2. Types of Overhead Cranes
  3. Causes of Crane-related Injuries
  4. Crane Related Incident Facts
  5. Industry Consensus Standards
  6. Crane Operations
  7. Overhead Crane Operations and Responsibilities
  8. Crane Owners
  9. Site Supervision
  10. Operators
  11. Getting to Know the Overhead Crane
  12. Lifting and Moving
  13. Basics of Rigging
  14. Communication and Signaling
  15. Active Lift Control
  16. Controlling Crane Hazards
  17. Electrical Hazards
  18. Caught In, Compression or Crushing
  19. Environmental Hazards
  20. Periodic Inspections
  21. Requirements
  22. Inspection Types
  23. Records
  24. Requirements and Training
  25. Summary

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