Online Overhead Crane Training

Duration: Approx. 60 minutes

This online overhead crane training course has been developed by an I-CAB (International Competency Assessment Board) recognized content developer. Meaning the content in this course has been recognized for its expertise in the subject manner and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

In this online overhead crane course is designed to provide you with the knowledge required to safely inspect, maintain, and operate overhead cranes 

Please Note: There are some differences between the Canadian and USA version of this online overhead crane training course. 

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Online Overhead Crane Training Topics

  • Types of overhead crane accidents
  • The primary causes of dropped loads
  • Following the manufacturer's instructions during inspections
  • Pre-start inspections and log books
  • Proper spooling of wire rope on hoist drums
  • Inspections of wire ropes, end attachments, hoist blocks, equalizer sheaves, and hoist drums
  • ​Testing of high and low limit switches, controls for proper operation, and hoist brakes
  • Inspection schedules as per maintenance
  • The Dos and Don'ts of safe operation
  • Crane hand signals

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate of completion that they can download and print. This certificate is valid for 36 months.

Testing on this online overhead training course is designed to reinforce the information presented. Participants must receive a mark of 70% or higher in order to receive a certificate. If the pass mark is not achieved, participants may repeat the course twice. Print materials that further reinforce the information in this course can be accessed online.

Leavitt ​Cranes offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.