Cranes are very commonly used in the construction industry. Unfortunately, in addition to their usefulness, they can pose a significant hazard for workers if they are not used properly and inspection requirements are not followed.
In this course, you will learn crane safety requirements, including inspections, the use of suspended personnel platforms, the requirements for crane operators, and recognizing and avoiding common hazards.
Note: This course includes the regulatory changes that are effective November 8, 2010.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the crane safety requirements for the construction industry, including the rules for inspections, operator licensing, qualification, and certification, and suspended personnel platforms
- Explain how to avoid accidents and identify hazards when working on or around cranes.