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CANCELLED -Stiff Boom - CraneSafe Assessment Prep Course (Abbotsford) Cancelled

Saturday, March 27, 2010 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
VRCA - Abbotsford, BC
VRCA Office, #103 2142 West Railway, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 2E2
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The VRCA is pleased to partner with CSABC and the CSN to sponsor the following CraneSafe Assessment Prep Course.

Stiff Boom

  • 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.

Non Members $165.00
CSABC Member Companies $140.00
VRCA Member Companies $140.00
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On-line registration is now closed.
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Abbotsford - 103A-2142 West Railway Street, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2E2
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