Electric & Air Powered Hoisting Equipment
3A) Operators may operate all “equipment that has the minimum capability of hoisting the load higher than 10 feet or that has the capability of lifting loads greater than 500 pounds or if the capacity of 5 the bucket exceeds 1/4 cubic yard capacity; overhead bridge cranes, electric or air driven hoists, pendant controlled hoists”.
Course Material –
MGL c.146 INSPECTION OF BOILERS, AIR TANKS, ETC. LICENSES OF ENGINEERS, FIREMEN, AND OPERATORS OF HOISTING MACHINERY
520 CMR 6.00 HOISTING MACHINERY
Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Standard 29 CFR 1926 - SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION overview.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Standard 29 CFR 1910 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS overview.
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS (ANSI) B30 overview.
Course Topics -
Excavation and Trench Safety
Crane Load Charts. Slings, Statistics overview/Articles
The goal of a refresher or continuing educations is to provide a broad overview of some of the material available in the field. It is intended to spark your interest and remind you what is at risk every time you operate equipment. To that end this course is not intended to answer every question or take the place of any manufacturer’s guidelines, regulations or experience. It is your job to know the limitations of the equipment, regulations and your personal knowledge and ability.
This course provides the necessary continuing education for this license. This class is approved by the Department of Public Safety, license number HECE-000048.