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Crews Crane Training International is now a part of the Carlton Group.

Overhead Crane & Hoist Periodic (Annual) Inspection

(Course # INSPCER-702)

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This 3-day class is designed for personnel responsible for performing periodic/annual inspections of overhead cranes and hoists. Students will learn how to conduct and document the inspection in compliance with OSHA Regulations, ASME Standards, and CMAA Trade Association. Training is a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on inspection to ensure maximum learning benefit is achieved.

Classroom Training Topics Covered:  

  • Safety and Procedures
  • Crane and Hoist Configurations/Classifications
  • OSHA, ASME, CMAA, HMI, NEC Codes, Standards and Regulations
  • Inspection Classifications & Record-Keeping Requirements
  • Daily
  • Frequent
  • Periodic
  • Terminology
  • Runway/Wheel and End truck
  • Crane and Hoist Structure/Cab Operation
  • Gear and Coupling
  • Brakes
    • Holding Brake / Motor Brake (disc and drum)
    • Control Brake / Load Brake (power and mechanical)
  • Wire Rope, Chain, Hook, Block, Sheave & Drum
  • Electrical Equipment / Lockout Tag-Out
    • Motor, Capacitor & Solid State Relay
    • Resistor, Contact, and Overload
    • Controls (floor, remote & cab)
    • Limit Switch, Warning Device, Disconnect
  • Below the Hook Devices
  • Friction, Structural, Vacuum & Magnet types
  • Sling and Rigging Hardware


Each student will receive:

  • Overhead Crane Inspector Manual with standards, references, applications, inspection criteria, photos, and inspection items discussed
  • Sling and rigging hardware flip charts/cards
  • Recommended inspection tools necessary to fulfill inspection criteria
  • Student instruction/hands-on inspection demonstration
  • Use of handouts, OSHA/ASME/CMAA standards, and regulations


All attendees will receive a Course Completion Certificate

Note: Certification requires passing a (50) fifty-question multiple choice examination. Those successfully completing the exam with a 75% score will receive a laminated “Overhead Crane Inspection Certification Card”.