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RIIHAN305D Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane

The Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane course is designed for students required to operate bridge and gantry cranes.

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Area of Learning — RIIHAN305D Operate a Gantry or Overhead Crane

Overview

The course is designed to give instruction on sling selection, safe lifting practices, practical application skills and pre and post inspection techniques.

This course gives both theory and practical instruction on the safe Operation of Gantry or Overhead Cranes. It includes risk assessment, pre and post use inspection of equipment, job step planning (JSA/ SWMS) and practical application of crane operation as per Australian Standards, Worksafe, OH&S and other statutory requirements.

Content:

Theory and practical instruction on the following:

  • Aim, Objectives and Benefits
  • Duty of Care
  • Accidents & PreventionIn
  • spection Checklists
  • Lifting Plan
  • Wire Rope & Slings
  • Alloy Chain Slings

Pre-Entry Requirements:

  • Lifting/Spreader Beams
  • Synthetic Slings
  • Lifting Shackles
  • Lifting Eyebolts
  • Chain & Lever Blocks
  • Cranes & Overhead Hoists
  • Crane Pre-start

English (language, literacy and numeracy). PPE including high visibility clothing (long sleeve shirt and pants), steel cap shoes, safety glasses and rigging gloves.

Duration:

  • 8 hours

Assessment:

Students will be assessed on practical activities (providing communication to a crane driver and conducting a number of lifts) and a written assessment.

Delivery Method:

This course is delivered at training centres nationally and customer sites (where a bridge and gantry crane is available) via PowerPoint presentations, audio-visual material, individual and group activities and practical applications which simulate real working environments.

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