Overhead Crane & Rigging Level 1

Master overhead crane and rigging with ASME standards. Learn inspections, applications, and safe use. Assess competency for enhanced learning.

Overhead Crane & Rigging

Level 1

Overhead Crane & Rigging

Level 1 Online Training Course

What is Overhead Crane & Rigging?

Welcome to our comprehensive course on Overhead Crane and Rigging Safety. This training is centered around the crucial aspects of pre-use inspections, proper application, and effective utilization of overhead cranes and rigging equipment. Our curriculum has been meticulously crafted using the latest ASME standards, ensuring that you receive the most up-to-date and relevant information.

Key features of the course include short instructional videos strategically placed throughout the material, enhancing your learning experience. Upon completion, competency assessment forms will be provided, allowing you to evaluate your understanding and skills objectively. This assessment process is designed to be non-judgmental, focusing on enhancing your learning through self-evaluation.

Rest assured that this course draws upon not only the most recent overhead crane standards but also incorporates ASME rigging standards, backed by over 50 years of operator experience. Join us as we delve into the proper operation, usage, and inspection of overhead cranes and rigging equipment, ensuring that you are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary for a safe and efficient work environment.

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Course Overview

Course Overview

This course serves as a comprehensive guide to the proper use of overhead cranes and rigging, emphasizing pre-use inspections, applications, and adherence to the latest ASME standards. To enhance the learning experience, short instructional videos are strategically integrated. Upon completion, competency assessment forms will be provided for objective self-evaluation.

Overhead Crane Portion:

  • Course Development:
  • Developed using the most current overhead crane standards, relative ASME rigging standards, and drawing from over 50 years of operator experience, this course addresses the proper operation, use, and inspection of overhead cranes and rigging.
  • Assessment:
  • Non-judgmental assessment forms will be available upon successful completion, facilitating the evaluation of worker competency.
  • Overhead Crane:
    • Types: Explore various types of overhead cranes and their applications.
    • Pre-use Inspection Requirements: Understand the crucial aspects of pre-use inspections for overhead cranes.
    • Operation and Hazards: Delve into the safe operation of overhead cranes and associated hazards.
    • Operator Evaluation: Learn the methods for evaluating crane operators.

Rigging Portion:

  • Hardware: Examine different types of rigging hardware and their applications.
  • Slings: Understand the selection and usage of slings in rigging applications.
  • Below the Hook: Explore components and considerations related to below-the-hook devices.
  • Hooks: Learn about various types of hooks and their safe use in rigging.
  • Manual Hoists: Understand the principles and applications of manual hoists in rigging.
  • Hitches: Explore different types of hitches used in rigging operations.
  • Weights and Tensions: Understand the role of weights and tensions in rigging applications.
  • Lift Planning: Learn the fundamentals of lift planning to ensure safe and efficient rigging operations.

Embark on this comprehensive course, gaining valuable insights and skills in the proper use of overhead cranes and rigging techniques. Your journey toward enhanced workplace safety and competency begins here.

The completion time of this course is roughly 5 hours, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 70%, and participants earn a certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring is available for an additional fee.

Universally Compatible

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Average Completion Time

The average completion time is 5 hours. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 70% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.