This course covers the requirements for operation of cranes in the construction industry using the OSHA construction Cranes and Derricks Standard as a guide.  Course topics include hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, types of cranes, lifting concepts, rigging and wire rope, signaling, employee qualifications and training, and maintenance, repair, and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe crane operation.  Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of cranes and their components and attachments, determine safe operating conditions, and recognize common violations of OSHA Standards.  

SCHEDULE:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Monday – Wednesday

LOCATION:
Sheet Metal Institute
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, OR 97230
United States
 

Location

Sheet Metal Institute
2379 NE 178th Ave
Portland, OR 97230
United States

Directions and Accommodations

PDF of Directions, Accommodations, and Map

Parking is free in the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
From the Portland Airport:
Follow NE Airport Way south for 6.5 miles, this turns into NE 181st Avenue. Pass under I-84, and turn right at the next intersection onto NE San Rafael Street. Turn right onto NE 178th Avenue, and then turn left into the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

From Downtown Portland:
Follow I-84 east. Take Exit #13. Turn right onto NE 181st Avenue. Turn right at the next intersection onto NE San Rafael Street. Turn right onto NE 178th Avenue, and then turn left into the Sheet Metal Institute parking lot.

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