Crane Safety for General Industry

This online course familiarizes construction workers with the equipment that falls under OSHA's regs and how to work safely on/around cranes for general industry.

Course Overview

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.

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

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the primary intended use and identify the common types used in general industry
  • Identify potential crane hazards on a construction jobsite
  • Explain ways to protect yourself when working on or near cranes.

Course Topics

  • Types of equipment covered by OSHA's Subpart CC
  • Best practices for working safely on and around cranes
  • Equipment inspection
  • Hazard assessment
  • Crane operations
  • And more