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Overhead Crane Safety Training

The Safe Operation of Overhead Cranes

Pendent, or hand controlled, overhead cranes or hoists are one of the most useful aids for material handling in the workplace today. Their extensive application has been significant in the development of many industries.

The three main reasons for accidents involving overhead cranes are:

  • Lack of adequate inspections and checks
  • Overloading the crane beyond recommended capacities and
  • Lack of knowledge of critical information by the operator

About the course:

Overhead cranes are extremely useful in many industrial situations and they can be used safely if the appropriate precautions and working procedures are adopted.

This video program has been designed to clearly identify all the steps necessary to enable efficient and safe operation of any overhead crane.

This program looks at the safe operation of overhead cranes and details the five major steps to ensure their safe use.

The information contained in this program will, if properly applied, reduce the likelihood of overhead crane accidents.

  • Pre – operational checks
  • Operational checks
  • Planning the lift
  • Operational rules
  • Shutdown procedure

Video Running Time:
18.30 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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