The construction and manufacturing industries require many types of specialized equipment, including cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, and conveyors. These types of equipment are used to move large and heavy loads, providing a critical link between construction design and project management. While each of these has its own specific purpose, each also comes with its own set of safety risks and potential hazards.
The OSHA Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors Course
If your job requires you to work with these types of machines, you will need to complete our Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators and Conveyors course. It's 100% online, OSHA-compliant, and only takes an hour of your time. But during this hour, you'll learn about many important safety aspects of heavy machinery, including in-depth analysis on the following topics:
- Cranes and Derricks helicopters
- Material hoists
- Personnel hoists
- Overhead hoists
- Elevators base-mounted drum hoists
Safely operating cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, and conveyors requires great attention to detail and advanced safety planning. After completing our online course, construction professionals will be able to identify the major causes of relevant accidents, develop plans to ensure safety before cranes and other equipment are used, and point out precautions that must be taken when working near power lines.
Students are allowed up to 180 days to complete the course. Completion of this 1-hour certificate program will provide students with an official Certificate of Completion.