Overhead Crane Basics

SKU: C-432B

Train your employees the basic components and functions of floor-operated overhead cranes.
Training Time: 20 Minutes


This course covers the basic components and functions of floor-operated overhead cranes used in industrial facilities. It also covers the inspections of cranes and rigging components that many facilities require to be performed before a crane can be operated.

Topics Covered:

  • The components of overhead cranes
  • The function of overhead cranes
  • The function of rigging and slings
  • Common pre-use safety inspections for cranes and rigging
  • Importance of personal protective equipment


  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.179: Overhead and Gantry Cranes
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) best practices
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) best practices

20 Minutes (12 min. video + 8 min. test)

PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.

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