Overhead Gantry Crane

Course TitleOverhead Gantry Crane
Course DurationTen Days
Delegates4 Maximum
The Overhead Gantry Crane course will provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Overhead Gantry Crane.
It is envisage that by the end of this Overhead Gantry Crane Course that the candidate will be able to:
  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the Overhead Gantry Crane
  • To be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • To be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Set up an exclusion zone
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for overhead crane use
  • Conduct all pre-operational and running checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Prepare the overhead crane for use and operate machine safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all end of work and shut down procedures.
  • Introduction & Aims
  • Current Legislation (Inc LOLER 98 / BS7121)
  • Pre Use Checks & Maintenance
  • Safe Operations of Gantry Cranes
  • Introduction to Work Equipment
  • Basic Slinging & Signals
  • Raising, Transporting & landing a Load
  • Lifting Plans
  • Theoretical Assessment
  • Practical Training & Assessment
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