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Crane and Derrick Safety Awareness for Construction

Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Course ID: CLK0851
CEUs: 0.10

Heavy machinery is essential on every construction site. Workers and employers must be aware of the equipment used in the field to avoid injury to themselves and others. The Crane and Derrick Safety Awareness in Construction course helps ensure that workers are prepared to operate a variety of cranes and identify any hazards that arise on the job site.

NOTICE: This course is not for equipment operation, but for understanding safeguards and what to look for when working with equipment.

This introductory-level online course focuses on the basic knowledge of types of cranes, recognizing crane hazards, understanding crane safety requirements including inspection and maintenance points, and knowing employers’ responsibly. Course topics include:

  • Types of cranes and their parts
  • Crane & derricks hazards
  • Safety requirements of cranes
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Employers’ responsibility

This course is appropriate for all construction workers and supervisors who work with cranes or derricks in the construction industry, including:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction superintendents
  • Construction crew leaders
  • Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) team members
  • Those with safety responsibilities in the construction workplace

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

Upon completing Cranes and Derreck Safety Awareness in Construction, participants will understand the fundamentals of safe crane and derrick safety, load limits, inspection, awareness of electrical hazards, signaling, stability, inspections, ground conditions, and more. Participants will learn crane regulations to help promote workplace safety for themselves and others.

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CEU Requirements

To receive CEU credit for taking this course, you must:

• Pass the knowledge checkpoints and complete the entire course.
• Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate showing the CEUs earned.