Course NumberHS-02-300
PDH Hours1
Crane and Hoist Safety

Crane and Hoist Safety

This course provides the basic information necessary for safe operation of cranes. It focuses on hazard identification and prevention. It identifies different types of cranes and hoists and the guidelines for their use, presents procedures for proper inspection and maintenance, and outlines the guidelines for proper equipment testing. This course touches on OSHA regulations for the safe use of cranes and provides the main elements of a crane safety program. This Crane and Hoist Safety Course is designed for engineers and other professionals who work on construction sites and industrial facilities where crane and hoists are utilized.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit.

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • List the four major causes of crane accidents
  • Describe the preplanning that is required before putting a crane into use
  • State the two main precautions that apply to working with cranes near power lines

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We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.