Lesson 1: Introduction to Overhead Cranes

Topics:

Terms & Definitions; Components of an Overhead Crane

Objectives:

– Recognize the component functions of an overhead crane.
– Understand the component functions of an overhead crane.

Lesson 2: Daily Inspections

Topics:

Overhead Crane Daily Checklist

Objectives:

– Understand how to complete a daily inspection on an overhead crane.

Lesson 3: Control Functions

Topics:

Learning the Controls; Hoisting; Trolley

Objectives:

– Understand the operational controls of an overhead crane.
– Understand the motions of an overhead crane in relation to controls.

Lesson 4: Hand Signals

Topics:

Hoist; Lower; Bridge Travel; Trolley Travel; Stop; Emergency Stop; Multiple Trolleys; Move Slowly; Magnet is Disconnected

Objectives:

– Understand hand signals.
– Demonstrate proper hand signals.

Lesson 5: Rigging

Topics:

Load Weight Estimation; Proper Sling Length; Load Control;

Objectives:

– Calculate load weight.
– Select proper sling length.
– Choose the best sling configuration to maintain control of the load.