Training Programs & Schedules

Overhead Crane & Rigging Training

Course Length – 4 Hours

Overhead crane training / hoists sling operator certification safety course is taught by our professional staff of trainers and consultants. They will teach your employees the basics of safe crane /sling operation and pre-shift inspections, so as to increase productivity and efficiency while reducing the risk of product damage, property damage, and accidents.

The course consists of the following topics:

  • Types of Overhead Cranes at your facility
  • Component Terminology
  • Mechanical / Electrical / Braking
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Crane Inspection and Pre-Operation Inspection
  • Hoisting Procedures
  • Load
  • Jogging / Plugging / Skewing
  • Hoisting & Rigging Procedures
  • Inspection, Care and Maintenance

Legislative Reference:

Regulation 851, Industrial Establishments 51(2) A lifting device shall be operated,
(a) only by a
(i) a competent person, or
(ii) a worker being instructed who is accompanied by a competent person

2017 Upcoming Course Dates

  • To request course dates:
    519.758.0819 or email

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