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Crane Operator - Mobile / Cherry Picker

This program is a one-day crane certification course that is intended for personnel who already have experience with cranes. It consists of lectures and discussion of skills and knowledge items that the participant will be expected to either demonstrate or describe. The afternoon session of the class consists of hands-on demonstration (by each student) on the crane he operates, followed by a comprehensive written exam.  Training shall include the following:
  • Purpose
  • Scope
  • Authorities
  • Definitions
  • Critical Lift Determination
  • Critical Lift Requirements
  • The hoisting triangle
  • Who shall operate cranes
  • Operator conduct
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Basic crane operating techniques
  • Crane safety
  • Job pre-planning
  • Applied principles
  • Load rating definitions
  • Overturning moment
  • Examples of offshore cranes
  • Principle of leverage
  • Stability limitations
  • Structural limitations
  • Structural ratings of a crane
  • Boom changing
Length: 4 hrs plus 15 min / student for hands on
Course Renewal: 4 yrs


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