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Severe Weather Effects on Crane Operations - Online Course

30 Mins
Completion Certificate

20-40 Mins | Online & On-Demand

Severe Weather Effects on Crane Operations is designed to address how environmental factors, specifically weather, can impact crane operations. The course modules consist of narrated videos, reference materials, and interactive elements intended to solidify key learning objectives.

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Course Overview

  • Wind
    • Standards & References
    • Wind and Effects
    • Wind Measuring Techniques
    • OEM Wind Loading Assessment
    • Mitigating Wind Load Risk
  • Lightning
    • Standards & Regulations
    • Lightning Effects
    • Lightning Detection Methods
    • Mitigating Lightning Risk
  • Temperature
    • Temperature Effects
    • Equipment
    • Personnel
    • Mitigating Temperature Risk
  • Case Studies
    • Review Past Crane Accidents

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how wind loads can affect crane operations
  • Describe how lightning can affect crane operations
  • Describe how temperature can affect crane operations
  • Describe how to mitigate risk associated with severe weather

Planning Documents

  • Liebherr Influence of Wind
  • NIOSH Cold Stress Fact Sheet
  • OSHA Lightning Fact Sheet
  • OSHA Working in Cold Alert
  • SC&RA Sever Weather Guide

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be recorded and accessible for download and printing on the individual learner record.

Course Access

This course will be available for 365 days from when assigned to yourself or others. After that, access to the course will be closed. You will have the option to purchase the course again to receive access for an additional 365 days.

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