Overhead Crane & Rigging Safety

Course Number: 
OCRS 105 | *3.0 CEUs
Designed especially for those personnel who have safety responsibility for and/or use Overhead Cranes. This program offers the attendee the opportunity to receive formal classroom safety instruction on a wide variety of lifting equipment and associated rigging gear.
You will learn:
• The Overhead crane operator’s individual responsibilities for complying with state and Federal OSHA requirements and consensus standards
• Frequent and Periodic Inspections: operating in a smooth, controlled and safe manner
• Functional and operational limitations of cranes
• Being mentally, physically and emotionally fit, and performing a daily machine pre-operational inspection.

Overhead Cranes

Rigging Safety

·   Inspection Documentation

·   Record Keeping Requirements

·   Nomenclature & Selection of Equipment

·   Runway and Rail Inspection Procedures

·   Operational limitations of Equipment

·   Required Pre-Operational Inspection

·   Wire Rope Maintenance

·   Accident Causes and Preventions

·   Correct Use of ASME Hand Signals

·   Handling the Load

·   Sling Terminology & Types

·   Using Sling Capacity (Load) Charts

·   Using Shackles Properly

·   Basic Sling Attachments & Configurations

·   Calculating Sling Stresses

·   How to Determine Load Weight

·   Hook and Wedge Sockets

·   Overview of Wire Rope and End Fittings

·   How to Use Standard Weight Tables

·   Information Contained on Condition Forms

·   How to Properly Perform a Pre-Use Sling Inspection


Frequently Asked Questions: 

Are there any prerequisites for this course?


How many people can be in a class?

Class size ranges from 8-12 students, it’s best to register early and reserve your seat.

Overhead Crane & Rigging Safety

Start Date End Date Location
June 7, 2017 June 9, 2017 Baton Rouge, LA Sign Up Now
August 9, 2017 August 11, 2017 Sacramento, CA Sign Up Now
August 16, 2017 August 18, 2017 Houston, TX Sign Up Now
October 4, 2017 October 6, 2017 Baton Rouge, LA Sign Up Now
November 9, 2017 November 10, 2017 Los Angeles, CA Sign Up Now
December 13, 2017 December 15, 2017 Houston, TX Sign Up Now