Overhead and Gantry Crane Safety

Learning objectives

  • Recognize the characteristics of overhead and gantry cranes
  • Identify how to inspect a crane prior to use
  • List required actions to prepare for a safe lift
  • Describe how to safely lift, move and set down a load

Course overview

This lesson will teach you fundamentals of overhead and gantry crane safety, including the characteristics of overhead and gantry cranes, the requirements and procedures for inspecting the equipment, proper pre-planning procedures, and how to safely lift and move a load.
  • 20 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Crane Fundamentals
  • Inspections and Testing
  • Lifting a Load
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart N - Materials Handling and Storage, 1910.179 Overhead and Gantry Cranes
  • ASME B30.2 - 2016
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