Crane Supervisor Training Manual
Supplemental Handouts and Related Materials
Types of Equipment Covered
All Terrain Cranes
Rough Terrain Cranes
Pick and Carry Cranes
Rigging & below the hook lifting devices
Numerate / Literate ( There is an option for verbal test)
Pass Mark required for both Theory and Practical is 75%
Course duration is five to ten days depending on level of experience
Refresher course duration is three days.
Certificate subject to renewal every two years.
OSHA Cranes and derricks -29 CFR Part 1926.1400
ABSI /ASME B30.5 - Mobile and Locomotive Cranes
ANSI /ASME B30.9 -Slings
ANSI /ASME B30.10 - Hooks
ANSI /ASME B30.26 -Rigging Hardware
LOLER and PUWER regulations
Typical Topics Covered
Initial group survey to establish depth of knowledge
Safety and working with cranes
ASME B30.5 responsibilities
Types of crane
Terminology and definitions
Proper crane set up
Planning a lift
Common causes of crane accidents
Crane suspended personnel platforms
Rigging and below the hook lifting devices (types, selection and use)
Record keeping requirments.
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.