Lifting & Crane safety

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • June-03-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • July-01-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-05-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-07-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-04-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • May-27-2024

    Dubai

  • May-27-2024

    Barcelona

  • June-03-2024

    Istanbul

  • June-10-2024

    Singapore

  • June-10-2024

    Paris

  • June-17-2024

    London

  • June-17-2024

    Amsterdam

  • June-24-2024

    Dubai

  • June-24-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-01-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-08-2024

    Paris

  • July-08-2024

    Singapore

  • July-15-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-15-2024

    London

  • July-22-2024

    Dubai

  • July-29-2024

    Barcelona

  • Aug-05-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-12-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-12-2024

    Singapore

  • Aug-19-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-19-2024

    London

  • Aug-26-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-26-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-09-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-09-2024

    Paris

  • Sep-16-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-16-2024

    London

  • Sep-23-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-30-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-07-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-14-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-14-2024

    Singapore

  • Oct-21-2024

    London

  • Oct-21-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Oct-28-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-28-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-04-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-11-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-11-2024

    Paris

  • Nov-18-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-18-2024

    London

  • Nov-25-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-25-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-09-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-09-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-16-2024

    London

  • Dec-16-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-23-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-30-2024

    Barcelona

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Crane Safety

  • Defining Crane and other key terms
  • Discovering the components and parts of crane
  • Exploring different types of cranes
  • Overview of OSHA Crane Standards:

  •      Construction: Cranes and Rigging
  •      Marine Terminals: Cargo Handling Gear and Equipment
  •      General Industry: 1910 Subpart N – Materials Handling and Storage

  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of each person involved in carne safety

  •        Controlling employers
  •        A/D director
  •        Qualified person
  •        Competent person
  •        Crane operator
  •        Crew
  •        Rigger

Cranes Assembly & Disassembly

  • Discussing the significance of adopting strict procedures for assembly and disassembly
  • What to choose manufacturer’s procedures or own procedures?
  • Understanding what to include employer procedures and who should develop these procedures
  • Understanding assembly and disassembly general requirements
  • Discussing the requirements when using outriggers or stabilizers

Cranes Hazards

  • Discussing areas of concern when addressing hazards associated with operation
  • Exploring common crane hazards
  • Understanding the main causes of crane accidents according to OSHA’s analysis
  • Discussing who is at risk and why?

  •      Operators
  •      Persons at Crane site


  • Discussing the effects of lack of communication and training on the level of accidents

Lifting & Crane Safety Precautions  

  • Discussing what should be done before work starts:

  •      Crane’s level and supported surface
  •      Power lines’ location and voltage
  •      Crane’s capacities and limitation
  •      Communication with other personals
  •      Barricade areas
  •      Maintenance and inspections
  •      Safe areas for storing materials and placing machinery

  • Discussing strategies to avoid contacting power lines
  • Determining how to avoid crane tipping due to improper loads or speeds
  • Discussing lifting principles of cranes:

  •      Center of gravity
  •      Leverage
  •      Stability
  •      Structural integrity

  • Discussing types of signals used during crane operation:

  •      Hand signals
  •      Voice signals
  •      Audible signals
  •      New signal methods

Maintenance & Inspection

  • Understanding the importance of conducting regular inspection
  • Exploring types of inspections

  •      Shift inspection
  •      Monthly inspection
  •      Severe service inspection
  •      Repaired/ adjusted equipment inspection

  • Discussing what crane inspection must include
  • Determining the importance and the way of conducting trial lift
  • Understanding the procedures of proof testing