CRANE OPERATOR TRAINING 29 CFR 1910.180, ANSI B30.5
The improper use of crane operator training courses can cause serious injury or death. Cranes that are poorly maintained can cause accidents resulting in OSHA Fines. Accidents can be prevented if proper training and precautions are recognized. The employer is responsible for the continued crane training for their employees to ensure competency. OSHA established requirements to ensure the safety of the operators.
29CFR 1910.180 – This standard covers crawler locomotive and truck cranes under Subpart N – Materials Handling and Storage. This section applies to crawler cranes, locomotive cranes, wheel-mounted cranes of both truck and self-propelled wheel type, and any variations thereof which retain the same fundamental characteristics. This section includes only cranes of the above types, which are basically powered by internal combustion engines or electric motors and which utilize drums and ropes. Cranes designed for railway and automobile wreck clearances are excepted. The requirements of this section are applicable only to machines when used as lifting cranes.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
Introduction To Mobile Cranes
Work Area Inspection
Overview Of Osha’s Mobile Crane Regulation
Interpretation Of 29 CFR 1910.180
Employee’s Responsibilities In Regards To The Standard
Compliance With The Standard
Component Parts Of Mobile Cranes And Chain / Cable Sling Ratings
Review And Discussion Of Controls
Safe Operating Procedures
Safe Techniques When Operating
Safe Work Practices
Daily Report Of Inspection
Visual Inspections Of Component Parts And Operational Tests For Mobile Cranes
Hands-On Proficiency Test
Students will learn how to perform daily and monthly inspections, determine allowable wire rope load and crane working capacities, properly set up the crane for operations, select and inspect slings and rigging gear, make proper crane movements with the load.
Crane operator training may be a 3 to 5-day class at your site or ours site. May vary depending on how many types of cranes such as rough terrain cranes, lattice truck and crawler cranes, boom truck cranes and articulated boom truck cranes. Training books and picture id cards will be supplied by All Purpose Crane Training.