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Overhead Gantry Crane Operations Training

The Overhead Gantry Crane Operations training course aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of overhead gantry crane operations and best practices, ensuring safe and efficient lifting and movement of heavy loads.

Why This Course Is Important

Overhead gantry cranes are powerful tools capable of lifting substantial loads, making proper training crucial to prevent accidents, injuries, and equipment damage. Operating an overhead gantry crane without proper training can have serious consequences for both individuals and operations. This course is essential to ensure participants are equipped with the necessary skills to safely and efficiently operate these cranes.

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is suitable for people responsible for the use of overhead gantry cranes. This includes, but is not limited to crane operators, construction workers, manufacturing personnel, warehouse managers and heavy equipment operators.

Course Overview

The Overhead Gantry Crane Operations course provides comprehensive training in the safe and efficient operations and maintenance of overhead gantry cranes, including:

  • The design, components, and functions of overhead gantry cranes.
  • Best practices for starting, stopping, manoeuvring, and operating overhead gantry cranes safely.
  • Load capacities, proper positioning, and safe handling of heavy loads using overhead gantry cranes.
  • Reducing risks specific to overhead gantry cranes.
  • Routine maintenance requirements, pre-use inspections, and reporting defects.
  • Lifting techniques and operational considerations while using overhead gantry cranes.
  • How to respond to emergencies while overhead gantry cranes are in use.

Course requirements

To participate in the training, participants must:

  • Ideally be 18+ years of age
  • Be medically fit to operate machinery
  • Have their own PPE gear (boots, high vis vest)
  • Have a good understanding of English

On successful completion of the training program, participants will receive an JMH certificate and a card valid for three years.

For enquiries or to register for the Overhead Gantry Crane Operations training, please get in touch with a member of the JMH team today on +353 (47) 85 525.