Overhead Cranes Permits

Five days at your business premises.
Price from R850 per person

An overhead crane, featuring runways, bridge, and hoist in a traditional Industrial environment.

An overhead crane, commonly called a bridge crane, is a type of crane found in Industrial environments. An overhead crane consists of parallel runways with a travelling bridge spanning the gap. A hoist, the lifting component of a crane, travels along the bridge. overhead cranes are typically used for either manufacturing or maintenance applications, where efficiency or downtimes are critical factors.


■ Types of Cranes
■ Parts and Functions
■ Safety Guide
■ Daily Checks and Logbooks
■ Prnciples of Operation
■ Mechanical Appreciation
■ Load Capacities and Charts
■ Rigging Principles
■ Signals
■ Practical Operation

Overhead Crane Permits


Training of all operators will include the following:

  • Capacities of equipment and attachments.

  • Purpose, use and limitation of controls.

  • How to make daily checks.

  • The energizing sequences, including pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical sequences.

  • Start-up and shutdown procedures.

  • Emergency shutdown procedures.

  • General operating procedures.

  • All basic signalling procedures, including hand, radio, or telephone signals, where required.

  • Overhead and Gantry Cranes, and other applicable standards.

  • Practice in operating the assigned equipment through the mechanical functions necessary to perform the required task.

  • Maximum rated capacity of the crane.

Training of all riggers will include the following:

  • Maximum capacity of the crane.

  • Rigging procedures.

  • Company rules and regulations.



Department of Labour South Africa

                  ACCREDITATION NO. 12581
    ACCREDITATION NO. ACC/18/05/00015
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