Safety Training Specialists since 1989

The Safe-Tech Overhead Crane Operator Instructor Program is designed to fulfill the knowledge requirements of an Overhead Crane trainer and to instruct participants on how to provide effective training and conduct evaluations of your Overhead Crane operators.  Training is specific to the equipment types used in your operation.  To assist in building an effective classroom theory program, a comprehensive Power Point presentation is provided along with a scale model Gantry Crane.  

Safe-Tech programs meet or exceed all pertinent guidelines and regulations including components from CSA Standard B167-16 and ANSI/ASME B30.2.
Instructor candidates must be competent on all overhead cranes and attachments that they will be required to instruct on. Participants should be effective communicators with strong verbal and directional skills.
  • Current applicable legislation and guidelines
  • Hazard awareness
  • Basic equipment and design principles
  • Pre-shift equipment inspections
  • Types of hardware
  • Safe hoisting/operating techniques
  • Hand signals for slingers and operators
  • Occurrence/damages causes
  • Internal responsibility
  • Capacity ratings/load weight calculations
  • Equipment applications/rigging
  • Pedestrian/operator safety
  • Hitches and angles
  • Turning/flipping loads safely
Three part program is available 24/7 and conducted on site at client's location.  
  • Part one consists of a 1 day in-class session covering the required theory components of an Overhead Crane Instructor program. 
  • Part two is conducted on the floor and covers the practical instructional and evaluation techniques required to be deemed a competent instructor (typically runs ½ – 1 day dependent on the number of participants and equipment types used at your location).
  • Part three consists of the instructional in-class coaching and assists the participants in developing presentation skills and confidence with course content. (This component may be considered optional for participants with prior instructional experience and a sound knowledge of course content.)
  • Instructor refresher is also available as a 1 day program suitable for personnel who have previously completed the Safe-Tech Overhead Crane Operator Instructor Program
  • Written examination
  • Practical operating instruction and testing
  • Record of training report
  • Individual wallet certificates (for course participants)
  • Instructor manual(s) complete with: Safe-Tech Overhead Crane Operator Training Manual, equipment specific pre-shift inspection forms, operator evaluation forms and practical operating tests
  • Safe-Tech Overhead Crane Operator Power Point Presentation with scale model Gantry Crane


Safe-Tech is a preferred training provider and recommended by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services and many of our programs are MOE Director approved.

  • Safe-Tech programs meet or exceed all pertinent standards and regulations.
  • On-site programs are offered on any shift, 24/7, without shift premiums.
  • Our unique training techniques incorporate exclusive custom models and visual aids which enhance interest and facilitate higher comprehension & retention levels for all participants.
  • Supervisors, managers, J.H.S.C. members who do not use or operate equipment but are responsible for implementing or enforcing safety policies may may attend the in-class component of our program at no charge (some exceptions apply).
  • Our internal data management and tracking system automatically notifies clients at least 30 days before personnel are due for applicable recertification.
  • Safe-Tech is the first and only training company in the industry to offer a satisfaction guarantee. “If the content or presentation of any Safe-Tech program is not to your complete satisfaction, there will be no charge”.



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