RIIHAN305D – OPERATE A GANTRY OR OVERHEAD CRANE

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a gantry or overhead crane and is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work with and around overhead cranes in the workplace and includes both theory and practical components, with participants undertaking practical exercises to ensure familiarity with procedures, equipment and safety systems.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

  • Plan and prepare for conducting lifting operations
  • Understand crane capacities and limitations
  • Read and Interpret manuals, range diagrams and load charts
  • Confirm load weights and interpret lifting signals from dogman
  • Operate crane in a smooth and competent manner
  • Transfer loads
  • Perform daily pre operational checks
  • Conduct maintenance and identify faults
  • Understand all procedures with lifting of loads in the workplace
  • Shutdown crane and clean up

COURSE CONTENT

  • Locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures
  • Apply risk assessment and hazard control strategies
  • Use and interpret crane manufacturer’s specifications and data,
  • Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
  • Appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation of loads
  • WHS legislation, standards and codes of practice
  • Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
  • Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures
  • Overhead or Gantry crane characteristics and capabilities
  • Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
  • Rated capacity and working load limits
  • Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction
  • Theoretical and Practical Assessments

CERTIFICATION

A Statement of Attainment and Notice of Assessment will be issued upon successful completion in accordance with RTO partnership agreement

Overview:

PRE-REQUISITIES
There are no pre-requisites for this course

DURATION
1 Day

MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS
8 Persons