ELECTRIC OVERHEAD TRAVELLING
CRANE & SLINGING (EOTC)

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Course Objectives: On completion of the course the delegates should be able to:

  • Operate an electric overhead travelling crane safely and in accordance with the manufacturers guide lines and industry best practice.
  • Exercise knowledge of the legal and safety requirements in relation to lifting equipment.
  • Carry out pre use inspection of the EOTC.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence on Emergency shutdown procedure.
  • Select the right lifting gears in relation to load capacities.

    Course Description:
    This course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge necessary to eliminate poor load handling techniques and damage to equipment. 
    It provides safety measures and skills required to become a positive influence over safety and equip delegates with pre use inspection methods for electric overhead cranes and associated lifting accessories.

    Target Audience:
    This course is suitable for overhead crane operators, supervisors and anyone who may use overhead cranes.

    Pre-requisite: Course participants should have experience operating overhead cranes. Novice Operators will spend three days on the course.  

    Course Duration: 2 days

    Certification: At the end of the course successful participants will receive a LEEA accredited certificate.

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    Course content

  • Safe Operating Techniques
  • Recognition of Deficiencies
  • Load handling and load control
  • Pre-use, monthly and annual inspections
  • Operator and inspector qualification
  • Application of BS and ANSI Standards 
  • Wire Rope: Types, Application & Inspection
  •  Inspection of rigging gear & certification
  •  Documentation of equipment condition