overhead crane

overhead crane (c30 – c31)

The National Code of Practice (NCOP) given under the Driven Machinery Regulation in the Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 of 1993 provide clarity and direction to all stakeholders directly or indirectly related to the accreditation and provision of training to lifting machine/ equipment operators in South Africa.

Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) provides SAQA unit standard approved training for lifting machinery course. Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) has further accreditation with the Department of Labour (DOL).


  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Crane Safety
  • Mechanical Appreciation
  • Crane Checks
  • Principles of Operations
  • Steel Wire Ropes
  • Slinging Operations
  • Lifting and transportation
  • Hand Signals
  • Attachments
  • Theory & Practical Assessments
3 to 5 days – NOVICE, depending on skills and experience
TARGET GROUP: Operational Staff, Logistics employees, Warehouse employees, all operators of overhead cranes
COURSE OBJECTIVE: The course explains the requirements of operating a Overhead Crane. Also ensures a high level training on both theory and practical training on the operations of the Overhead Crane.
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