Crane & Hoisting Inspection

Overhead Crane & Hoist Inspection Certification

This Course is the most comprehensive crane and hoist inspection training available anywhere and is applicable to all cranes and hoists regardless of manufacturer. Top-running and underhung cranes, monorails, electric, pneumatic, hand chain and lever hoists are discussed in detail. Students/professional will not only gain competence in evaluating deficiencies and spotting safety related items, they will also learn to interpret Federal Regulations, National Standards and Crane and Hoist Specifications.

Course Topics:

  • Crane and hoist configurations & applicable standards
  • OSHA 1910.179 & 184
  • ASME B30.2-1 0-11-16-17-20 & 21
  • CMAA Specification 70, 74 & 78s
  • Inspection classifications & record keeping requirements: every lift, daily, frequent and periodic

Crane & Hoist Structure Marking & Construction

  • Bridge, cab, trolley, runway, tracks, switches, stops & bumpers, wheels, bearings, couplings, shafts and guards

Lever & Hand Chain Hoists: Pawl & Ratchet

  • Friction brake

Brakes: Holding Brakes/Motor Brakes (Disc & Drum)

  • Control brakes/load brakes (power and mechanical)

Chain: Load Chain (Welded Link and Roller Chain)

  • Rigging chain for below-the-hook attachments
  • Hand chain

Electrical Equipment

  • Motors, brushes, slip rings & commutators
  • Resistors, contacts & overloads
  • Controls (floor, remote & cab)
  • Limit switches, warning devices, disconnects

Load Testing

Wire Rope, Hooks, Blocks, Sheaves & Drums

Students will receive:

  • Course material book
  • OSHA Standards
  • Certificate of Course Completion


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