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Overhead Crane Awareness Training

Course Location: on-site only
Course Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Course Fee: $1139 group rate only
Class Size: up to 16
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing    


  • Training on-site only, utilizing client’s crane

Course Description

The Overhead Crane Awareness Training course teaches the basics of safe crane operations and common rigging and sling techniques. This Overhead Crane Awareness training will also ensure participants are familiar with pre-shift inspections to ensure faulty equipment is not used which will decrease the risks for incidents and product loss.

Overhead Crane Awareness Training includes load limits and capacity, lifting, use of chains, slings, spreader bars, grabbers, and other attachments. This course is divided into both a theory portion with a written test and a practical portion where operators will perform an inspection on the rigging equipment and operate the overhead crane in a safe training environment.


Learning Outcomes

  • General qualifications
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Overhead crane components
  • Rigging techniques
  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Practical operation of the overhead crane

Manitoba Workplace Regulation Cranes & Hoists
Safe Work Procedures

23.2(1) An employer must

(a) develop and implement safe work procedures respecting the use of cranes and hoists;

(b) train workers in the safe work procedures; and

(c) ensure that workers comply with the safe work procedures.