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Overhead Crane Operator Safety Training


March 1, 2017
Safe-Tech Training  recently acquires Wickson Associates
Training programs now conducted in association with and provided through SAFE-TECH TRAINING INC.
Safe-Tech (since 1989) is a industry leader in Industrial safety and is the Working at Height and Equipment training partner of Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)
Course Offerings

1. Operator Training
This course was designed and customized to provide Crane Operators with the  industry training requirements to ensure safe and efficient operations. The course also focuses on providing the foundation for meeting compliance requirements.
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2. Instructor
This train the trainer course is for companies that have their own Trainers and want to carry out their own training internally.
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3. Other Training Courses
Safe-Tech also offers the following courses:
  • Lift Truck
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Fall Protection
  • TDG
  • Lockout Tagout
  • Working At Height

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Benefits of Our Safety Training

Is your safety-training a cost recovery or just another cost incurred? Our training courses will help you to recover your training costs by helping to:
  • achieve cost savings and eliminate wasted resources
  • increase crane uptime and operator productivity
  • reduce crane maintenance and operating costs
  • avoid costly damage to goods, crane and rigging
  • prevent dangerous incidents and accidents
  • improve health and safety practices
  • lower WSIB/Workers Comp payments
  • diminish the number of insurance claims
  • gain peace of mind with skilled and effective operators

Six Typical Problems Government Inspectors Find

Below is a list describing 6 of the typical problems that Provincial Inspectors are finding during their investigations involving overhead cranes.
  • No written procedures in place for lifting complex and larger loads.
  • Insufficient training provided to workers on the determination of safe limits for lifting loads and the calculation of load weight.
  • Workers not made aware of the weight of loads and when they were filled with materials.
  • No records of annual or daily inspections being performed on the crane or other lifting equipment by a competent person.
  • No records to indicate the crane is properly maintained in good condition.
  • Lack of proper training records.
You can avoid all six of the issues just mentioned by using our training programs.

Safe-Tech Training Inc.

Safety Training Specialists since 1989