Introduction to Lift Plans
In Introduction to Lift Plans, you'll learn ...
- Safety concepts and guidelines for safely using cranes and rigging
- Proper selection of cranes based on lift requirements
- Analysis of rigging with simple geometry and physics principles
- Common risks when lift planning, and how to mitigate those risks
An overloaded crane will tip over and fall. However, overloading a crane is almost entirely avoidable with proper planning. Lifting with cranes, gantries, and derricks is an everyday activity in maintenance and construction. As such, many contractors and owners now require lift planning for lifting activities and even analysis by a licensed engineer.
This course is an introduction to lift planning that will cover standard concepts and practices when considering cranes and rigging. A high-level overview of OSHA standards, crane selection utilizing load charts and range diagrams, and simple analysis of rigging are covered. The course also includes commonly encountered hazards and a sample lift plan for review.
Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Tower crane, mobile crane, rigging, and lifting terminology
- OSHA and ASME Standards governing cranes
- Reading and understanding tower crane and mobile crane charts
- Reading and understanding mobile crane range diagrams li>Simple rigging analysis
Certificate of Completion
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.
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