This is a discussion based training program that will see your trainer talking to participants about the hazards associated with the operation of overhead cranes. During the theory portion of the training, we will discuss:
- The legal requirements and procedures for safe use of cranes, hoist and proper rigging methods.
- How to identify basic hazards and controls critical to safety.
- Plan for your load and slinging in a safe manner, and check the setup to ensure safety.
- Plan for raising, moving and lowering loads safely, and to check for your typical lifting problems.
Our Goals are to ensure that crane operators:
- Understand their legal responsibilities for operating cranes and hoists.
- Understand their legal responsibilities for slinging/rigging loads safely.
- Understand the best practices and procedures from experienced, competent persons.
- Gain practical knowledge to help avoid potential safety problems.
- Gain knowledge of legal liabilities for contravening regulations
This program covers the following elements:
- The legal requirements and regulations
- Hazard identification
- Operational and safety inspections
- Cranes, Hoists, Slings
- Rigging and hoist hardware
LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AS REQUIRED BY THE “OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT AND REGULATIONS”
- OHSA Section 25(2)(a)(d)(h)
- Ontario Regulation 851 Section 51(1)(2),54-59
- Ontario Regulation 213 Section 150-156
- CSA B167-16