Overhead Crane Training and why is it important

Overhead crane in warehouse
Overhead crane in warehouse

A crane operator is responsible for maneuvering heavy equipment often working without assistance while he is going about his job. Crane operator training is an important part of any company’s overall training program.  Proper training can help reduce the number and severity of crane accidents, which were once considered a cost of doing business in the construction and manufacturing industries.

Whether it is the crane operator or the rigger or supervisor working in the fall zone, the staff must be alert and aware of what is normal and how to determine when something is wrong.

This can be done only when the employees are given adequate crane operator training by professionals.  A good training program can help the operator understand when he or she should refuse to make a lift for safety reasons.  This helps improves the overall safety on the job site.

– Overhead Crane Solutions Inc.

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