Crane Safety

Safety is your responsibility. This course will assist you to operate a crane safely on your worksite.

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About this course

The 'Crane Safety' course builds on the best practices to maintain safety in the opperation of a crane. The multi-part course guides learners through a comprehensive series of interactive modules to embed essential knowledge into the mind.


If you're looking for a good way to brush up on skills and knowledge about how to safely operate a crane, look no further than this complete course.

What you'll learn with "Crane Safety" course

  • Preparation for Crane Operation
  • Setting Up a Crane
  • Operating a Crane

"Crane Safety" Content

  • Before Operating a Crane

    This lesson will assist you to manage the risks associated with operating a crane.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Managing Risks By undertaking the following steps, you can help ensure that workers and bystanders are not exposed to health and safety risks. Let's start with the first step, Identify Hazards*. *

      Managing Risks By undertaking the following steps, you can help ensure that workers and bystanders are not exposed to health and safety risks. Let's start with the first step, Identify Hazards*. *
    • We'll start off with the basics... What is a crane?

    • Who is responsible for proper crane safety?

  • Setting Up a Crane Safely

    This lesson explains everything you need to know about how to set up a crane safely, including using load charts and limiting and indicating devices, siting a crane and more.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Collisions A crane, should be positioned so that there is a clearance between the crane and other structures. If multiple cranes are operating near each other, the crew members should consult to coordinate movements. A spotter (someone who observes the crane), should also assist the safe movement of the crane.

      Collisions A crane, should be positioned so that there is a clearance between the crane and other structures. If multiple cranes are operating near each other, the crew members should consult to coordinate movements. A spotter (someone who observes the crane), should also assist the safe movement of the crane.
    • Documentation and markings Load Charts

    • The lifting capacity of a crane is limited by the structural strength when the working radius is small, and the stability when the radius is greater.

  • Operating a Crane Safely

    Learn how about inspecting lifting gear, lifting procedures and how to deal with hazards while operating a crane.

    Lesson Excerpts

    • Crane Safety

    • Communication

    • Lifting Gear

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"This 'Crane Safety' course was very informative and provided great insight into the steps taken to ensure the safe operation of a crane. The course was enagaging and loved the interactive aspect."

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