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Load Chart & Rigging
Learning Guides & Practice Exercises

How to best use these resources

Go through the Learning Guides first. These take you through each question step-by-step with full explanations.

PRACTICE EXERCISES
At the end of each Practice Exercise, there is an ANSWER KEY which includes a brief explanation for each question. To use these practice exercises most effectively, REMOVE the Answer Key prior to answering the questions and have another person mark the answers. If there are any incorrect answers, attempt to find the correct answer without consulting the Answer Key directly.

Level A Certification – Full Scope Crane Operation

The Load Chart & Rigging Learning Guides & Practice Exercises are provided as resources to help you prepare for this portion of the Level A – CraneSafe Certification assessment.

The crane industry has stated that operators must achieve a minimum mark of 70% to be found competent.

NOTES FOR THE CRANE OPERATOR

Crane Operators are advised to read the following document in preparation for their assessment:

1. How to Prepare for your Assessment
2. Notes for the Crane Operator
3. WorkSafeBC Regulations: Wire Rope, Rigging & Attachments
4. BC Hydro: High Voltage Equipment
5. Sample Target Course

Operators are permitted (encouraged) to bring the WorkSafeBC Regulations sheet with them to their assessment as they will be asked questions on this information.

Load Chart & Rigging Exercises

MOBILE CRANES

LEARNING GUIDE
Manitowoc 4100W Series 2

PRACTICE EXERCISES
American 9270
American 5299A
Manitowoc 3900T

Friction Lattice Crane

The Friction Lattice Crane Load Chart & Rigging part of the assessment is made up of 12 load chart questions and 3 rigging questions. You will have 90 minutes to complete it and will need to achieve at least 11/15 to be found competent.


Hydraulic Lattice Crane

PRACTICE EXERCISE
Kobelco CK1600

The Hydraulic Lattice Crane Load Chart & Rigging part of the assessment is made up of 10 questions. You will have 60 minutes to complete it and will need to achieve at least 7/10 to be found competent.


LEARNING GUIDE
Tadano GR-600XL-1

PRACTICE EXERCISES
Link-Belt HTC 8660
Grove RT870

20 TONNES & UNDER
Lorain LCD 150

Mobile Hydraulic Crane

The Mobile Hydraulic Crane (including Restriction 20 Tonnes) Load Chart & Rigging part of the assessment is made up of 10 questions. You will have 60 minutes to complete it and will need to achieve at least 7/10 to be found competent.


BOOM TRUCKS

LEARNING GUIDE
National 400B

PRACTICE EXERCISES
National 890D
Manitex 35100C / National 1400H

Stiff Boom Truck Crane

The Stiff Boom Truck Crane Load Chart & Rigging part of the assessment is made up of 12 questions. You will have 60 minutes to complete it and will need to achieve at least 9/12 to be found competent.


LEARNING GUIDE
Hiab XS 288

PRACTICE EXERCISES
Hiab XS 288
Hiab XS 335 K / Hiab 175 / Effer 145.00 5S

Folding Boom Truck Crane

The Folding Boom Truck Crane Load Chart & Rigging part of the assessment is made up of 10 questions. You will have 45 minutes to complete it and will need to achieve at least 7/10 to be found competent.


TOWER CRANES

Tower Crane

The CraneSafe Level A Assessment for Tower Crane operators no longer includes the Load Chart & Rigging component.

PRACTICE EXERCISE
Potain IGO50

Self Erect Tower Crane

The Self Erect Tower Crane Load Chart & Rigging part of the assessment is made up of 7 questions. You will have 45 minutes to complete it and will need to achieve at least 5/7 to be found competent.