Course Description: This course will teach workers the fundamentals of overhead and gantry crane safety, including the characteristics of overhead and gantry cranes, requirements and procedures for inspecting the equipment, proper pre-planning procedures, and how to safely lift and move a load.
Course Objectives: As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
1. Recognize the characteristics of overhead and gantry cranes.
2. Identify how to inspect a crane prior to use.
3. List required actions to prepare for a safe list.
4. Describe how to safely lift, move and set down a load.