Rigging and Overhead Crane

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CICT’s Rigging & Overhead Crane training course is an instructor-led program which includes theory and practical components. This course meets the content requirements of both the Rigging and Overhead Crane course standards. The course adheres to Canadian Standards Association, American National Safety Institute, Occupational Health & Safety and Manufacture Specifications for the elements of the program. This training is applicable throughout Canada.

Course Duration – 12 Hours

The course is offered mobile at a client’s site or at our training facility. There are multiple work environments that require the use of an Overhead Crane to lift and move rigged loads. To do this safely and effectively requires personnel to be trained in the use of rigging, Overhead Crane equipment, procedures and signals. The course provides participants with the most current best practices for this type of task.

Training completion & certification:

  • Participants will receive a wallet sized card or ticket certifying that they have successfully completed & met the training requirements
  • CICT will provide proof of training completion to employers when requested
  • Training records are kept on file & participants, employers & sites may contact CICT for proof of training

Course content includes the following:

  • Legislation
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Determining load weight
  • Interpreting sling capacity charts
  • Determining center of gravity
  • Identifying & selecting proper rigging equipment
  • Determining safe working load
  • Inspection of rigging equipment
  • Effects of sling angles
  • Hand signals
  • Hazard awareness & pre-work planning
  • Knot tying & usage
  • Overview of Overhead Cranes
  • Capacities & limitations
  • Code of practice
  • Use of log books
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Overhead Crane pre-use inspection & function checks
  • Lifting and moving loads with an Overhead Crane

Key Training Benefits:

  • Course developed in accordance with CSA/ANSI Standards, OH&S Legislation, Manufacture Specifications and best practices
  • CICT Certification is recognized by oil & gas companies & sites
  • Hands on inspection & usage of equipment
  • Taught by certified instructors with experience in the industry
  • Improved user health & safety
  • Improved operator skill & knowledge

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