This course is designed to educate the worker on the significant safety issues to be considered while moving large, heavy loads associated with today's manufacturing and construction industries. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to specify general safety issues of cranes, hoisting, and rigging; define the purpose of the crane safety program; describe general inspection practices; describe testing practices; describe basic load handling considerations; specify operator responsibilities; and recognize standard hand signals.
This course was edited and updated by New Level Safety Limited a professional services company specialising in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.Learning Objectives
- Identify the hazards associated with cranes
- Identify characteristics of safe crane operation
- Identify general inspection practices
- Identify basic load handling considerations
- Identify operator responsibilities
- Identify safe practices for signalers