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Overhead Crane Rigging and Slinging Training

Course Location: On-site only
Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Course Fee: $2059 group rate
Class Size: up to 12 
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing   


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

Course Description

The Overhead Crane Rigging & Slinging training course teaches safe crane operation with an increased emphasis on rigging and slinging set-up, selection, and usage. This course will also include pre-shift inspections, annual inspection knowledge base requirements. Formally trained operators will increase productivity and efficiency while reducing the risk of damage to product, property, and incidents.

Overhead Crane Rigging & Slinging 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 additional practical training where
operators will perform pre-use inspections of both the crane and rigging components followed by advanced rigging demonstrations
while operating 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 including advanced rigging techniques

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.