Gantry Crane Operator Training

  • Carry out an inspection on gantry cranes, lifting equipment and accessories
  • determine the  capacity of an gantry crane
  • Recognize the potential hazards associated with the use of gantry crane
  • Operate a gantry crane in a safe manner


Who will benefit from this Gantry Crane Training

This Course is designed for anyone involved with the use and operation of an overhead gantry Crane


Pre-requisite :

Participants must be physically fit, and must not be colour blind 



This Gantry Crane Operator Training has a duration of  three days including classroom training, practical exercises with Hands on training on the crane. We can organize the training onsite in Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea 


Course Content

Introduction and Logistics

  • Safe Operation of Gantry Cranes
  • Types of Gantry Cranes
  • Regulatory overview


Configuration of Gantry Cranes

  • Auxiliary Assembly
  • Wire Line
  • Lift Mechanism
  • Hook Block
  • Hook Inspection
  • Chain Lift
  • Emergency switch
  • Controls and instruments
  • Power System
  • Warning Labels
  • Safe Crane Operator’s Checklist
  • Gantry Crane Operational Manual Review
  • Pre-use Inspection
  • Barricading the Area
  • Verbal Warning
  • Weight assessment and Lifting
  • Buffers and Safe use and maneuvering of crane
  • Taglines
  • Testing the Brakes
  • Controlling the Load
  • Entering and Exiting the Crane


Rigging and Lifting

  • Typical Rigging Hardware
  • Rigging Hardware Inspection
  • Load’s Center of Gravity
  • Sling Angles
  • Basic Hitches
  • Hand Signals



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