Crawler Crane Operator Training

Student Materials:

Crawler Crane Operator Training Manual
Supplemental Handouts and Related Materials

Types of Equipment Covered
Crawler Cranes

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.

Standards Covered
OSHA Crawler Locomotive and truck Cranes -29 CFR Part 1910.180
BS Standards
LOLER and PUWER regulations

Topics Covered
Terminology and Definitions
Operator Qualifications, Responsibilities and Conduct
Machine Selection
Safe and Efficient Operating Techniques
Operator Crane Inspection Responsibilities
Proper Crane Set -up
Boom Assembly and Disassembly
Reeving Techniques
Use of Hand Signals
Load Chart Interpretations
Rigging Applications
Planning a Lift
Field Operations Training
Equipment Maintenance
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.