Overhead and Gantry Crane Safety - Online

20 minutes
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This lesson will teach you fundamentals of overhead and gantry crane safety, including the characteristics of overhead and gantry cranes, the requirements and procedures for inspecting the equipment, proper pre-planning procedures, and how to safely lift and move a load.

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Intended Audience 

All personnel using overhead and gantry cranes and hoists to lift and move loads.


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