Marysville Crane Operator Classes - For the operators and the supervisors, current and new, the crane operator training course is suitable for all. Course content addresses relevant state, federal and provincial safety regulations. The first component of training includes comprehensive in-class instruction and exam. After that is a hands-on customized session together with practical instruction and assessment.
The content of the course applies to all types and categories of overhead lifting crane machines. The instruction will specifically focus on all aspects of crane operation that can be done at the workplace of the trainee. Upon completion of the course, individuals training would know how to operate specific overhead lifting equipment, attachments and related parts safely and efficiently.
The operator course's goal is to first identify and potentially dangerous operator habits that could develop while a person operates an overhead crane. Costly damage to products and equipment can be avoided with correct practices. Training reduces the possibility of a workplace incident or injury happening.
The duration of the course is eight hours of classroom instruction followed by a few hours of hands-on, customized, on-site training. Participants will be graded on their understanding of training material through an assessment of their practical knowledge and written testing. The minimum acceptable score is 80 percent.
During the in-class session, participants would be taught applicable causes of damages and occurrences, legislation and guidelines, internal responsibility, hazard awareness, design principles and basic equipment, capacity ratings/load weight calculations, pre-shift equipment checks, safe hoisting/operating techniques, kinds of hardware, equipment applications/rigging, angles and hitches, pedestrian/operator safety, turning/flipping loads safely, hand signals for operators and slingers.
The customized practical training and evaluation session must be pre-scheduled. It will be held at the trainees' facility following completion of the in-class session. The duration of this practical training part is one to two hours. The instructor would train two operators at a time on skills like for example safe operation, planning the lift and correct rigging practices.
Upon completing the in-class instruction and the practical operating instruction and evaluation, the trainee will write a test. Signed safety rules will be needed from each and every participant. Individual wallet certificates would be given to successful trainees. A framed wall certificate would be provided to the company.