Safe Operation of an Overhead Crane Training – Train-the-Trainer

Safe Operation of an Overhead Crane Training – Train-the-Trainer

Course Duration
1 day


Become a Certified Overhead Crane Trainer

Learn how to train your workers to safely operate an Overhead Crane.

When you become the trainer, you can train workers whenever needed. Organizations that train a high volume of workers, experience high turnover, or want to increase internal expertise will benefit from having a certified trainer in-house.

Course Summary

Our program, taught by industry experts, is designed to provide workplace trainers with the required knowledge and tools to successfully deliver our Overhead Crane Training program in their own workplace. You will learn how to train others and gain access to resources to facilitate your training. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the role of a competent operator
  • Discuss how to identify overhead crane hazards
  • Demonstrate how to inspect an overhead crane
  • Explain how to select a sling and properly rig a load
  • Discuss how to perform a lift with an overhead crane safely

This program is designed in accordance with CSA B167. 

Course Material

We’ll equip you with the tools and materials you need to start training, including:

  • Leader Guide – a resource to help guide you while you lead training that includes speaking notes, prompts, tips, and more
  • 10 Participant Manuals to provide your learners with during your training
  • Access to our Instructor Portal so you can download the PowerPoint Presentation to help facilitate training at your workplace and place an order to restock your Participant Manuals

Target Audience

Designed for experienced overhead crane operators and supervisors who want to train their workers on the safe operation of overhead cranes.


To be eligible to take this course, you will need to:

Legislative Reference

Reg. 851 – Industrial Establishments s.512)
Ont. Reg. 213/91 – Construction Projects s.96.(1)
Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations