Because of his busy schedule, it is not often that our President, James Headley, has an opportunity to instruct our training programs as much as he would like. With over 30 years experience in training for crane and rigging industry, he has many personal experiences that he brings to his programs which enhance the training to real life situations. These situations are applicable to what Managers and Supervisors will face everyday at the job site.
Our Managing Crane Safety class is an ideal program for Managers and Supervisors who want to make safety a priority. You can reduce your company’s liability exposure and increase hazard awareness by attending this program. For more information or to register, click here.
Mobile Crane Operator Training program from the perspective of a Crane Institute employee, Eduardo Carcache.
I’ve been working at Crane Institute for over a year and felt well equipped to provide customers with the information and service they deserved but at this point there was still very little I knew about cranes, actually, I knew practically nothing, I’m a marketing major not a crane operator! Upon the insistence of our director and president, Jim Headley, I attended the three-day Mobile Crane Operator course offered at Crane Institute to further my knowledge about our business and to emulate the experience of our students. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a bit nervous before class but those nerves were put to rest rather quickly due to the extremely comfortable atmosphere in class. Although it was obvious I was the new guy who knew nothing about cranes, the other students helped out whenever they could. Our class got to know each other a bit and before long we were talking like old pals. It was a good introduction into the “World of cranes.” In just the first day, I had learned more about cranes then I had ever known and I attribute that to our terrific instructors. Seeing one of our instructors in action and how effective they were in communicating the information was impressive. In addition, the instructor /student interaction was a welcome change from the usual co-worker interactions of the past. By the third and final day of class, I was thinking, “Hey, I can probably do this!” and after some review, we prepared to take our exams. In just three days I went from having very little crane knowledge to being a qualified mobile crane operator trainee. I consider this a testament to the training provided by...