Overhead Crane Operator Training & Certification

Our training not only ensures the well-being of operators but also contributes to a safer environment for all employees, keeping your company compliant with the latest Manitoba Workplace Regulations.

Contact Us Onsite Training Courses

By investing in our training program, your company stands to benefit in numerous ways. Trained and certified operators are proven to be cost-effective, leading to fewer damaged products, reduced equipment wear and tear, decreased insurance claims, and increased production with minimal downtime.


Classroom Session Topics

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • Importance of the operators manuals
  • Components of Overhead Cranes
  • Operating controls
  • Characteristics of Overhead Cranes
  • Load limits and capacities
  • Lifting and moving loads
  • Placing loads
  • Fundamentals of Overhead Cranes
  • Slings and Rigging techniques
  • Use of chains, spreader bars, grabbers and other attachments
  • Handling emergencies
  • How to properly conduct "Pre-Shift Inspections" and "Workplace Inspections"
  • How to deal with workplace hazards
  • Operator evaluation

Practical Session

  • Review and conduct an "Operator's Daily Pre-Start Inspection" checklist
  • Driving Evaluation based on good and safe operating techniques.

Further Course Information

  • Must have an Overhead Crane on site to do the training.
  • Diploma and wallet-sized certificate issued by Province Wide Safety Training Ltd
  • Certification on behalf of your company, signed by the employer
  • Driving evaluations conducted at your company location and on the equipment used for regular duties

Key Details

  • The minimum class size is 4 for onsite training, or we can add your employees to the next available course.
  • Certification is valid for 3 years, ensuring a continued commitment to safety and expertise in skid steer operation.
  • Weekend and evening courses are available.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to make arrangements to have training scheduled 

 Call Us

+1 204-415-7451


Flexible, Expert Workplace Safety Training Serving Manitoba, Western Ontario, Eastern Saskatchewan and Nunavut.