Sharrow Training Services

Sharrow Training

Instruction is offered at our training facility or your location. Courses may be adapted to include written/practical examinations, hands-on exercises, or individual proficiency instruction. We are happy to offer our consultation services to help you establish an appropriate and effective training program for your business. 

We offer courses ranging from 2-hour informational seminars to 40-hour programs covering topics such as:

Overhead O/H Crane Operation

  • Regulatory requirements / risk management
  • Basic crane knowledge / principles
  • Understanding design factor / WLL
  • Daily crane inspection
  • Safe operating practices
  • Dynamic loading
  • Load control / managing load swing
  • Hand operated hoists
  • Rigging Equipment Inspector

  • Regulatory requirements  / risk management
  • Understanding design factor / WLL
  • Daily / frequent inspection of:
    • Chain slings
    • Wire rope slings
    • Synthetic slings
    • Rigging hardware
    • Hooks
    • Lifting device

    Basic Rigger / Advanced Rigger

  • Risk management / lift planning
  • Load weight
  • Center of gravity
  • Effects of angle
  • Load share
  • Rigging hitches
  • Rigging equipment application
  • Riggers pocket reference
  • Safe rigging practices
  • Signal Person Qualification

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Competent understanding and application of standard hand signals
  • Equipment operation and limitations
    • Crane dynamics
    • Dynamic loading
    • Working near power lines
    • Suspended personnel platform
  • Safe operating practices
  • Written & practical exams