These videos are provided as an aid to training for all crane operators as well as employers and trainers.
Practical Assessments – Level A
These videos are also available in HD.
Load Chart & Rigging
LEARNING GUIDES & PRACTICE EXERCISES
For the LEVEL A Assessment
Practise using crane load charts and rigging guides. Answer questions about common lifts that are accompanied with complete answers and explanations. You have up to an hour and a half to complete this part of the assessment.
The questions are designed to allow you to demonstrate that you know how to use load charts and rigging guides.
HOW TO PREPARE for your Level A Assessment
This five page document covers:
- WORKSAFE REGULATIONS: Wire Rope, Rigging & Attachments
Hoist LInes, Blocks, Overhaul Balls, Hooks, Sheaves, Rigging Design
Crane operators should bring this guide to their assessments to use as a reference during the on-crane practical section
- CRANE OPERATONS: Target Course – With & Without Load
(for Mobile Cranes, Stiff Boom Trucks and Tower Cranes)
- NOTES FOR THE CRANE OPERATOR
Useful notes about the assessment process.
- BC HYDRO: High Voltage Equipment
Electrical safety, Limits of Approach
HOW TO PREPARE for your Levels B & D Assessment
Online Crane Core Theory Exam
Prepare for the online multiple choice test that covers crane operating core theory knowledge.
MOBILE CRANE & RIGGING MANUALS
Select manuals and handbooks for mobile crane operation and rigging – available for purchase.
Practical SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
- Crane Operator Competencies
Everything you need to know for safe crane operation.
- Competency checklists for each crane type
TOWER CRANE HANDBOOK
The Construction Safety Association of Ontario [CSAO] Crane Handbook, Part 2 (pdf 18MB)
This handbook is out-of-print and has been reproduced with the persmission of the Construction Safety Association of Ontario
Brian C Garrioch Scholarship Fund
Annual scholarship for new crane operators seeking certification in BC.