Overhead Traveling Crane Operator Training
Overhead Traveling Crane Operator Training
Northern Strands Overhead Traveling Crane Operator Course (40 hrs)

If you are about to or currently are operating an Overhead Traveling Crane less than 50 tonnes (110,000 lbs.) in capacity, you are required to be a competent crane operator by the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2020. In order to be officially 'competent', an overhead crane operator must either have completed or be in the process of completing a training program that follows the guidelines of Table 13 in the Appendix of the OH&S Regulations.

As such Northern Strands is now offering a training program that meets and exceeds the training criteria of Table 16. Northern Strands Overhead Crane course covers:

  • The regulations pertaining to cranes.
  • Different types of cranes and their applications.
  • Performing site evaluations.
  • The Pros and Cons of both VFD crane controls and direct drive controls.
  • Maintenance procedures and log book requirements.
  • 40 hours of combined classroom and practical training.

The overhead traveling crane course also includes a rigging course that emphasizes hands-on learning and includes:

  • Rigging inspection.
  • Load estimation.
  • Signaling procedures.
As with all of our other course offerings, Northern Strands 40 hour Overhead Traveling crane course can be taught on-site or at one of our facilities upon request. If you or your employees are operating an overhead traveling crane less than 50 tonnes in capacity, Northern Strands Training can provide you with competent operator training!

Contact us at (306) 242-7073 or email training@northernstrands.com for more information.

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