Elpers has certified crane inspectors who can perform in-house crane inspections, which include the OSHA required Monthly and Annual Inspections as well as the ASME Periodic Inspections. Training and certification also ensures that our inspectors meet the OSHA and ASME competency and qualification requirements.
- TELESCOPING BOOM CRANES
- LATTICE BOOM CRANES
- BOOM TRUCKS
- INDUSTRIAL CRANES (CARRY DECKS)
What we are certified at
- How to inspect and certify your mobile cranes in-house.
- How to set up a mobile crane inspection program.
- What constitutes a competent and qualified mobile crane inspector.
- How to identify individual components.
- Understanding and applying the three levels of inspection.
- OSHA and ANSI/ASME mobile crane inspection requirements.
- The role of mobile crane inspectors in reducing crane accidents & liability exposure.
- How to interpret & apply OSHA & ANSI/ASME crane safety standards.
- Inspection procedures and techniques.
- How to recognize immediate and potential hazards.
- How to interpret load charts when performing a load test.
- How to select the correct rigging equipment when performing a load test.
- The correct way to write inspection reports.
- When to perform a non-destructive crack detection test.
- How to inspect structural components, booms, jibs, gears, drums, sheaves, blocks, hooks, operating mechanisms, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, hydraulic cylinders, wire rope, operational aids, etc.
Inspector certification requirements
- Complete a Crane Institute of America Mobile Crane Inspector training program.
- Pass a written examination.
- Have three (3) years experience working in a capacity of operation, maintenance, repair, inspection, safety or supervision with telescoping and/or lattice boom cranes.
Crane Institute of America is the nation’s leading provider of training services to the lifting industry Our 5-acre facility near Orlando, Florida accommodates hands-on training for mobile cranes, boom trucks, aerial lifts and rigging equipment. Crane Institute’s hands-on programs are excellent for trainees or as a refresher for experienced personnel. They cover all the bases, from pre-op inspection to setup to operation to shutdown.
Crane Institute has trained and/or certified more than 80,000 equipment operators, inspectors, supervisors, trainers and riggers in its 20-year history. Their training, certification, products and services meet, and usually exceed, all OSHA and industry requirements. Crane Institute strives to make the lifting industry one of the safest, most liability-free work environments in existence. No other training and consulting company values their customers more, or offers the thorough, comprehensive services they do.
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