Overhead Crane Training,
Inspection, and Recertification

Overhead Crane Operator Training, Inspection, and Recertification

This new overhead crane operator course was developed in 2021 by industry experts with over 50 years experience. They have used their experience in training over 40,000 students to develop the most
relevant material required for safe operation of overhead cranes. Realizing that competency of the worker is critical for safe operation, included with successful completion are forms that the employer can use to accurately assess their overhead crane operators.

On successful completion the operator will have an accurate understanding of:

  • Overhead Crane Types
  • Common Crane Components
  • Pre-use Inspection Requirements
  • Safe Operation With Pendant Control
  • Safe Operation With Remote Control
  • Hook Position and Centre of Gravity
  • Safe Load Heights and Operator Position
  • Keeping Load Under Control
  • Controlling Load Swing
  • Flipping and Turning Loads
  • Taglines
  • Hazards of Non-Powered Jib Cranes
  • Post Operational Checks
  • Hand Signals
  • Assessing competency of Overhead Crane Operator
  • Overhead Crane Standards

Overhead Crane Operator Training, Inspection, and Recertification Course Topics

This online Overhead Crane Operator course covers the following topics:

  1. Crane Types
  2. Pre-use Inspections
  3. Operation and Hazards
  4. Operator Evaluation

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 75 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided two opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 70% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

How We Help

At BIS, we take great pride in how we can positively impact others on a global scale. We create engaging online safety modules to ensure the safety of our customers and clients, and tailor the modules to fit our clients' needs. Keeping each other safe is a critical responsibility that makes a large impact on the organizations that we work with. We take pride in our ability to cultivate a positive, safe and healthy work environment.

What We Do

Our organization is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and innovation, and we stand by our core values: Compassion, Humility, and Integrity. We believe that a positive and supportive work environment is essential for the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. Compassion and Inclusivity is at the core of our culture. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Collaboration is another key element of our culture. We believe that working together as a team, leads to better outcomes and a more fulfilling work experience. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive feedback, and we support our employees in sharing ideas and taking ownership of their work. Finally, we embrace innovation as a driving force behind our success.

At BIS, our culture is centered around our commitment to client satisfaction, employee empowerment, and collaborative innovation. We strive to create an environment where everyone can contribute their unique superpowers and perspectives.

Who We Are

We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
compliance and learning management software for the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional Our software, BIStrainer, is a cloud-based application which includes tens of thousands of training courses for any user, we can build and modify courses to meet the needs of any field user and we have a state-of-the-art program to help our clients organize their training information and needs.

Our Company was established in 2006 and we now have over 2 million active users and over 1,100 company clients and partners who rely on BIStrainer for their health and safety programs.