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Cal-OSHA: Cranes and Rigging 

This course is intended for workers who want to learn more about cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, and/or conveyors.

Topics include cranes & derricks, helicopters, base-mounted drum hoists, overhead hoists, conveyors, and aerial lifts, This course covers the topics included in OSHA 29 CFR 1926.55 Subpart N.


  • Introduce the OSHA regulations which provide the information for this cranes and riggings 
  • Become familiar with the different types of cranes and hoists 
  • Cover the procedures for proper inspection and maintenance 
  • Establish the guidelines for proper equipment testing and load rating capacities 
  • Outline the proper procedures for crane operators and co-workers 
  • Outline regulations for load handling and handling equipment


  • Definition of Competent Person 
  • Operators 
  • Hazards Associated with Crane Operations 
  • Accidents 
  • Types of Cranes 
  • Load 
  • Guarding 
  • Sheaves 
  • Inspection

Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page to see if this class meets your regulatory requirements. This course has been approved for 1 hour.

This course includes individual quizzes, which must be passed with a 100% score to proceed forward to the next lesson. Additionally, the final exam must be passed with a minimum of 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times, if necessary.