Crane Operator Classes Grande Prairie - For the operators and the supervisors, current and new, the crane operator training course is suitable for all. Course content deals with applicable federal, provincial and state safety regulations. The training's first component consists of comprehensive in-class lessons and examination. Following that is a hands-on customized session along with practical instruction and evaluation.
The content of the course applies to all categories and types of overhead lifting crane equipment. The instruction will specifically focus on all aspects of crane operation which can be carried out at the workplace of the trainee. Upon completing the course, individuals training will know how to operate particular overhead lifting machines, related parts and attachments efficiently and safely.
The operator course's goal is to first identify and potentially dangerous operator habits that can develop while a person operates an overhead crane. Costly damage to equipment and products can be avoided with correct practices. Training reduces the possibility of a workplace incident or injury happening.
The length of the course is eight hours of classroom instruction followed by a few hours of customized, on-site, hands-on training. Participants would be graded on their knowledge of training material through an assessment of their practical knowledge and written tests. The minimum acceptable score is 80%.
The in-class session, the trainee will learn about guidelines and legislation, causes of occurrences and damages, internal responsibility, hazard awareness, capacity ratings/load weight calculations, basic equipment and design principles, safe hosting/operating techniques, pre-shift equipment checks, equipment applications/rigging, kinds of hardware, pedestrian/operator safety, hitches and angles, hand signals for operators and slingers, flipping/turning loads safely.
The practical training and evaluation portion of the course should be pre-scheduled. This customized portion of the training will be held at the trainees' facility. The length of this practical training component is one to two hours. The instructor would train two operators at a time about skills like planning the lift, proper rigging practices and safe operation.
Upon completing the practical operating instruction and evaluation and the in-class instruction, the trainee would write an exam. Signed safety rules would 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.