Gantry Training Course
Shift Loads Using Bridge or Gantry Crane
Gain the skills and knowledge required to shift loads using a Bridge or Gantry Crane.
A Statement of Attainment will be issued upon successful completion (RTO ID 91443).
In addition, we can complete a Verification of Competency at your request.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
1 Prepare work for the prevailing working conditions
1.1 Traffic flow, weather and work area conditions are constantly assessed and adjusted to allow for safe operations
1.2 Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures are implemented
1.3 Load characteristics are taken into account to ensure appropriate attachments/gear are used to move the load in accordance with lift plan
1.4 Occurrences in the work area that may affect the safety and efficiency of operations are reported to relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures
1.5 Bridge or gantry crane and equipment are inspected and configured in accordance with manufacturer specifications, prepared and appropriate attachments fitted
1.6 Crane pre-operational checks are conducted in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures
2 Operate bridge or gantry crane
2.1 Bridge or gantry crane is started and operated in accordance with manufacturer specifications
2.2 Instruments and gauges are monitored to ensure operation is within manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures
2.3 Faults or damage to bridge or gantry equipment are immediately reported to relevant personnel in accordance with workplace procedures
3 Locate load and identify load characteristics
3.1 Load is located and identified
3.2 Working load limit (WLL) of bridge or gantry crane and equipment are identified and communicated to relevant personnel
3.3 Load characteristics, weight and dimensions are checked to ensure gantry lifting capacity is not exceeded
3.4 Loading and unloading plans are followed to ensure efficiency and safety of operations
3.5 Load and environmental conditions are assessed to ensure appropriate loading and unloading procedures are followed
3.6 Hazardous cargo is identified and relevant procedures are taken into account when planning and conducting work
4 Operate bridge or gantry crane to safely move load
4.1 Bridge or gantry crane is operated and positioned using smooth and controlled movements
4.2 Movements are within equipment limits and in line with manufacturer specifications
4.3 Load is moved in accordance with workplace procedures and to ensure safe operation
4.4 Communication is maintained with relevant personnel
4.5 Bridge or gantry crane is immediately stopped, and workplace procedures are followed, in the event of an incident or emergency
4.6 Bridge or gantry crane controls are operated and monitored in accordance with manufacturer specifications
4.7 Bridge or gantry crane control faults are identified and reported in accordance with workplace procedures
5 Shut down and secure crane
5.1 Bridge or gantry crane is shut down in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures
5.2 Equipment is secured in accordance with workplace procedures
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