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Lift Director

1 Day
Lift Planning
0.8 CEUs
ITI's Lift Director & Critical Lift Planning Course is designed for key employees who can be identified as a "lift director" under 29 CFR 1926.1400 (Federal OSHA), ASME P30.1, and ASME B30.5, as well as any team member who plays a role in the lift planning process.

The course addresses the responsibilities of a Lift Director as identified by 29CFR1926.1400 (Federal OSHA), ASME P30.1 Lift Planning and ASME B30.5 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes. Participants are provided an outline of the recommended knowledge and skill subjects that should be mastered in order to become a competent Lift Director. A hands-on session is offered that involves the completion of a lift plan.


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Course Outline

  • Roles & Responsibilities of the Lift Director
  • Using Load Charts to Prepare a Lift Plan
  • Load Chart Workshop
  • Rigging Decisions for Lift Planning
  • Rigging Capacities
  • Critical Lift Planning Elements
  • Additional OSHA Standards

Upon Completion

Each student that completes the full 1-day course will receive 0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), as well as a certificate of completion. All ITI Training Center Open Enrollment Students will receive the following student materials:

  • ITI Lift Director & Critical Lift Planning Student Workbook
  • Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card
  • Horizontal Lift Reference Card
  • Mobile Crane Operator Reference Card
  • ASME B30.5 Mobile Cranes
  • ASME B30 Responsibilities Reference Card
  • ASME P30.1 Lift Planning

PPE Information

The following PPE is required for all hands-on sessions at ITI Training Centers:

  • OSHA-approved hard hat*
  • Eye protection*
  • Long pants with no holes or tears
  • Low-heeled work boots or work shoes
  • Full-fingered work gloves*
  • OSHA-approved safety vest*

*ITI Training Centers will make these PPE items available for all enrolled students. Students are responsible for their own appropriate garments and footwear.

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Daily Training Schedule

Day 1
Mix of classroom and hands-on practical time to address the responsibilities of a Lift Director as identified by 29CFR1926.1400, ASME P30.1, and ASME B30.5.

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