Hoists Certification

Static lifts and hoists pose the risk of failure under load, which could result in a weight falling or
a cable flapping. When people are caught in the gap between a fixed object and a moving load (or
crane), there is a risk of crush injuries. OSHA Standard 1926.552 deals with Material hoists,
personnel hoists, and elevators.

Goals of the Course

The goal of this course is to make sure that the operator develops the abilities to recognize and
avoid danger, as well as the skills, expertise, and information required to operate the equipment
safely for the assigned work.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

This training program is beneficial for both the operators of the miscellaneous “lifting” devices as
well as the workers present in the vicinity.

Learning Outcome:

Students will understand the following concepts at the end of this course:

Hoist Certification Modules:

Module 1

General Requirements

Module 2

Material Hoists

Module 3

Personnel Hoists

Module 4

Safety Standards

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