This training program is a guide to considerations involved in the safe operation of Cranes, Hoists & Lifting Devices. It is intended to be helpful, and the information and recommendations contained in it have been complied from sources believed to be reliable.
It is not intended as a complete presentation of all safety problems and solutions related to cranes, hoists & lifting devices. Thus, neither Optimus-HSE nor its members, Caracal HSE Management Systems & Consulting nor Health and Safety Associations make any guarantees as to or assume any responsibility for the correctness, sufficiency or completeness of the information and recommendations this training program contains. Other additional safety measures may be required under particular circumstances.
Understand that the illustrations in this training program depict generic cranes, hoists & lifting devices. The lifts do not represent equipment manufactured by any specific "hoist" company.
For further information learners should consult Part 6 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code, OSHA Safety and Health Standards 29 CFR1910, ANSI/ALI ALCTV, ANSI/ALI ALOIM, ANSI/ALI ALIS and ANSI Z244.1.
Learners in other countries should consult the applicable national or provincial occupational health and safety codes.