FMIT Safety Webinar: Overhead Crane Safety: Best Practices and Risk Mitigation

  • Dates: 08 – 08 Feb, 2024
  • Address: WEBINAR
  • Contact: Anita Wick
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  • Phone: 407.367.1734

FMIT Safety Webinar: Overhead Crane Safety: Best Practices and Risk Mitigation

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Join us for an informative and engaging webinar on Overhead Crane Safety, where we will explore the essential best practices and strategies to ensure safe operations and minimize risks in industrial settings. Overhead cranes play a crucial role in material handling and lifting operations, but they also present significant hazards if not operated and maintained properly.

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Overhead Cranes: Understand the various types of overhead cranes commonly used in industries, their components, and their applications.
  • Identifying Hazards: Learn how to recognize potential hazards associated with overhead cranes, including load instability, structural failures, and electrical risks.
  • Safety Regulations and Standards: Explore the relevant industry standards governing overhead crane usage and safety.
  • Pre-Operational Inspections: Discover the importance of pre-operational checks and how to conduct them effectively to ensure the crane's proper functioning.
  • Safe Operating Procedures: Gain insights into the step-by-step procedures for safe crane operation, including load handling, communication protocols, and emergency response.
  • Rigging and Slinging Safety: Understand the critical aspects of proper rigging and load attachment to prevent accidents during lifting operations.
  • Maintenance and Inspection Protocols: Learn about routine maintenance requirements and periodic inspections to keep overhead cranes in optimal working condition.
  • Operator Training and Qualifications: Explore the necessary qualifications and training requirements for crane operators to enhance overall safety.


We DO NOT provide certificates for any webinars. If your department is using this webinar as department training, simply document the completion of the training on a training roster or meeting summary form. 

Target Audience

This webinar has been developed for all employees and if the topic is applicable to your operations, can be used for your monthly department training.

Date/Time:  Feb 8, 2024 (10-11am)

Presenter:  Trevor Reschny, CSP

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