Overhead Crane/ Bridge Crane
1. Overall Education Programme

An overhead crane is one of the first resources for (un)loading truck more efficiently and performing supporting work activities in production hall. When combined with several accessoires an overhead crane can be used for transporting stones, sand, steel or trees for example.
The demands placed on knowledge and insight of an engine driver are becoming ever higher. Moreover the 'Health and Safety' Act determines an employer should ensure his employees are educated, so safety, health and well-being is garanteed. 
In this course preparing and controlling the crane is being treated. Other topics we will pay attention to are:

  • Environmental/ safety regulations
  • Mass/ balance determination
  • Assist in (de)mount faucet fittings 
  • Inspections and certificates 
  • Communication (with operator/ others near work site)
  • Hand/ arm signals 
  • Stability  
  • Setting up work site  
  • How to choose proper tools/ equipment    
  • Rigging    
  • Interpreting a hoisting plan 

2. Objectives

Participants will gain knowledge and the ability of operating the Overhead Crane(also known as Bridge Crane or Gantry Crane) safely. They also learn to rigg responsibly according to the TCVT standards, while using correct tools. This course will let participants develop the ability of estimating risks. Finally they are taught how to communicate with employers or clients in a professional manor.

3. Maximum amount of participants

At the most we can provide this course to 4 participants per instructor per crane.

4. Resources

  • Overhead Crane
  • Hoisting equipment

5. Length of course
  • 1 day of training, including examination
    **Customised training possible.

6. Languages

This course and the exam is available in the following languages:

  •  Dutch
  •  English
  •  German
  •  French.

7. CCV Hours (Also min. duration of course)

This course contains (at least) 7 hours.

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