This is Crane Institute of America’s flagship program for companies performing their own in-house inspections and for third-party inspectors seeking to increase their knowledge and skill. The latest OSHA and ASME mobile crane standards are thoroughly covered, inspection checklists are provided and students learn how to properly document the inspection. Inspector certification, which provides an additional credential, is available for those that qualify.
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- CIA Inspector Certification Card – $295
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- Telescoping Boom Cranes
- Lattice Boom Cranes
- Boom Trucks
- Articulating Boom (Knuckle Boom) Cranes
- Industrial Cranes (Carry Decks)
- Types of mobile cranes, components & terminology
- Inspector’s role in reducing crane accidents & liability exposure
- Setting up a mobile crane inspection program
- OSHA & ASME inspection requirements
- The three levels of inspection
- Inspection procedures and techniques
- Recognizing and understanding the differences between deficiencies & safety hazards
- Correct way to write inspection reports that provide the proper documentation
- Inspecting structural components, sheaves, blocks, hooks, operating mechanisms, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, hydraulic cylinders, wire rope, operational aids, and safety devices
- Emphasis is placed on the structural, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and safety/liability areas of inspection
- When to perform a non-destructive crack detection test
- Basic rigging procedures
- Performing load tests
LEARN HOW TO apply the following topics:
Inspector Certification Requirements
- Complete a Crane Institute of America Mobile Crane Inspector training program.
- Pass a written examination.
- Have a minimum of (3) years mobile crane experience, working in a capacity of operation, maintenance, repair, inspection, safety or supervision. (A trainee certification will be issued to applicants with less experience).
- Possess the physical ability to perform inspections on mobile cranes.