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Crane Safety for General Industry - Online Training Course

Learn about the hazards related to cranes and how to stay safe while operating or working near one. Read more.

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Product Code: 51818, 66656


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Cranes are common pieces of machinery in general industry that make it easier and safer for employees to manipulate materials throughout the workplace, including lifting and transporting heavy objects. The safe use of one depends on several factors, including crane operator safety training, proper maintenance and inspections, as well as diligence to safe work practices while operating it. All these things are critical and can help avoid catastrophic consequences.

This course is designed to familiarize learners with hazards related to cranes and provide best practices to ensure safety while operating or working near one.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Crane Basics
      • What is a Crane?
      • Hazards
      • Training
    • Staying Safe
      • Maintenance
      • Inspections
      • General Precautions
      • Handling the Load
        • Size up the load
        • Attaching the load
        • Moving the Load
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Explain the primary intended use and identify the common types used in general industry
    • Recognize the types of hazards associated with operating, or working nearby, one
    • Discuss training requirements
    • Explain safe work practices related to maintenance, inspection, and operation
  • Intended Audience: any worker in general industry who operates or works near a crane
  • Regs Covered:
    • 29 CFR 1910.179 — Overhead cranes and gantry cranes
    • 29 CFR 1910.180 — Crawler locomotive and truck cranes
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Languages: Available in English or Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2018

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To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:


  • Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • Mobile App: Android v7 — Nougat (8/2016) and above, iOS v11 and above
  • Persistent, high-speed internet connection with at least 1.5Mbps download speed
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher


  • Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Edge Chromium, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac & Mobile App: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)

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