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Overhead gantry crane, pillar crane, pedestal crane safety awareness training is a half day course unless site specific requirements differ. 

Courses are limited to a maximum of 6 participants per course and include the pre use inspections of lifting accessories in the specific location

Delivery method

Theory and Practical

Who should attend?

Any staff members operating an overhead gantry crane

What will be covered?

Theoretical Training

  • Legislation
  • Safety Responsibilities of an operator
  • Pre-shift inspection of an overhead gantry crane

Practical Training

  • Introduction to the overhead gantry crane
  • Gantry Crane Risk Assessment
  • Basic Slinger Training
  • Lifting Plans
  • Control and Instruments
  • Daily Inspections, take-over and maintenance (GA2)
  • Starting, stopping and manoeuvring
  • Operations of controls
  • Weight assessment
  • Manoeuvring in confined spaces
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