The VRCA is pleased to partner with CSABC and the CSN to sponsor the following CraneSafe Assessment Prep Course.
The course will cover the following:
Information as to what happens during the CraneSafe assessment
Hand signals used during crane operations
Instruction on reading and understanding rigging capacity charts
Instruction on reading and understanding crane capacity charts
Written exercises on determining rigging and crane capacities to reinforce understanding of the material presented.
If you operate or own a crane, WorkSafeBC regulation 14.34.1 states that after July 1, 2007, a mobile crane, tower crane or boom-truck must be operated only by (a) by a person with a valid operator's certificate issued by a person acceptable to the Board, and (b) in accordance with any conditions stipulated on the certificate by the issuing person.
Crane operators in the province of British Columbia have until February 28, 2011 to be assessed. In order to assist you with preparing for the assessment, VRCA, in partnership with the Construction Safety Association of BC, is offering a 4 hour course designed to assist incumbent operators when challenging the CraneSafe assessments.
Who can take these courses? An incumbent operator who has registered with the BC Association for Crane Safety (BCACS –
) before July 2007.
Instructor: Gordon Lindberg has his own company called GL Training Services Ltd. Before starting this company, he worked for the Operating Engineers Training Association for eight years as a crane instructor. Prior to instructing he was employed as a crane operator for GWIL Crane Service and Sterling Crane Service. He was introduced to crane operating in 1971 while working for Apex Industrial Movers.