Overhead Crane Operator Safety Training

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  • Overhead Crane Operator - Workplace Training
  • Overhead Crane Operator - Workplace Training

Target Audience Novice or Experienced Crane Operators. Site Specific and On Site Training Available. Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend Overhead Crane Fundamentals and Regulations
  • Understand Safe Operating Procedures to Eliminate Potential Hazards
  • Identify Crane Components and Under Hook Attachments and their Functions
  • Understand Equipment Specifications, Limitations, Inspection and Care
  • Understand Methods for Proper Planning of a Lift


  • General Precautions
  • Types of Cranes
  • WorkSafeBC Rules & Regulations
  • Daily Crane Inspections
  • Safety of Workers
  • Safe Operations & Lifting
  • Hand Signals
  • Lift Types
  • Spreader Bars and Lifting Devices
  • Safe Work Practices and Procedures Specific to your Work Place

Required Time

  • 4hr Course – Theory and Demonstration
  • Recertification – Dependent on Class Size 2hrs (approx.)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Theory (Require 80% for Pass)
  • Student Demonstration (Knowledge of Inspections, Require 80% for Pass)

Understand the Following

  • Rules, Regulations and Standards Governing The Safe Operations of Overhead Cranes
  • Different Types of Overhead Cranes
  • Crane Components and their Functions
  • How to Complete and Document Pre-Shift Inspections
  • Proper Lifting, Traveling and Lowering Techniques
  • Operational Hazards
  • ANSI Certified Hand Signals
  • Lift Types; Repetitive and Critical Lift Criteria
  • Under Hook Lifting Devices
  • Safe Use of Magnets
  • Overall Care and Maintenance of Cranes

Delivery Method for this Training is Divided Into

  • Theory – Manuals, PowerPoint, & Videos
  • Demonstration of Pre-Shift Inspections

This Course Follows WorkSafeBC Regulations and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations (OHSR).  Also, Including Canadian Standard Association (CSA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Visit WorkSafeBC.com

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