Crane and Hoist Inspector Training

(Course # INSPFR-701)

This 1-day class is designed for personnel responsible for performing frequent/ monthly inspection of cranes and hoists. Students will learn how to conduct and document these inspections in compliance with OSHA Regulations and ASME Standards. Training is a combination of classroom instruction and hands on inspection to ensure maximum learning benefit is achieved.

Students Will Learn:

  • Crane Terminology
  • OSHA Required Inspections and Regulations
  • Record Keeping Requirements
  • Daily Operator Checklist
  • Frequent Inspection Classification
    • Wire rope, Chain, Hooks and Sheaves
    • Disconnects, Limit Switches, Controls
    • Brakes
  • Do's & Don'ts
  • Discussion of Damaged Items
  • Required Documentation
  • Sling Required Documentation
  • Sling Inspection Procedures/Care & Maintenance
  • Below the Hook Criteria
  • Load/Proof Testing

Each Student Will Receive:

  • A Handbook That Includes:
    • Crane Operator Manual
    • Rigging Manual
    • Sample Inspection Forms
    • Recommended Preventative Maintenance Program

Student will receive a Training Certificate upon completion and review of test.