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Boom Truck Awareness

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Online Boom Truck Awareness Course

Course Overview

In our highly mechanized world, cranes are the workhorses that have increased economic growth and productivity in construction, mining, logging, maritime, production and service facilities. Mobile cranes are versatile machines that can be used for many job applications from loading and unloading materials to placing those materials or personnel at heights hundreds of feet high. Mobile cranes come in all sizes and are used to lift everything from small loads to loads in excess of 75 tons. Training is needed to ensure safe operation and productivity.

This online Boom Truck safety training course meets OSHA requirements for powered industrial boom trucks.


Approximately 90 minutes

Online Boom Truck Course Topics

  • Anatomy of the crane

  • The importance of daily inspections

  • Crane stability and load charts

  • Safety considerations of crane setup

  • Communication and hand signals

  • Basic rigging principles

  • Safe inspect and use of lifting slings
  • ‘Critical lifts’ and the planning required
  • The 6 most common hazards associated with crane operation

Course Assessment & Certificate Of Completion

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.