Crawler Crane Operator Training Manual
Supplemental Handouts and Related Materials
Types of Equipment Covered
Valid Driver's Lincense
Certified Rigger Training (CIT RT course or equivalent)
Numerate / Literate
Pass Mark required for both Theory and Practical is 75%
Course duration is Five to Ten days depending on experience
Refresher course duration is five days.
Certificate subject to renewal every two years.
OSHA Crawler Locomotive and truck Cranes -29 CFR Part 1910.180
LOLER and PUWER regulations
Terminology and Definitions
Operator Qualifications, Responsibilities and Conduct
Safe and Efficient Operating Techniques
Operator Crane Inspection Responsibilities
Proper Crane Set -up
Boom Assembly and Disassembly
Use of Hand Signals
Load Chart Interpretations
Planning a Lift
Field Operations Training
Common Causes of Crane Accidents
Crane Suspended Personnel Platforms
Principals of Craning
Power Line Harzards and Avoidance
Examination and Certificates
Written and Practical exercises are given to each attendee.
A CIT Ghana Certificate of Completion is issued to each attendee who successfully
completes the course of instruction.