Course Details

Name: Derrick Crane 40 Feet & Over 

Number: 153200 

Prerequisites: Defensive Driving Program - 135000, and Van Safety (VAST) - 150401  

Audience: Craft personnel 

Objectives: Upon successful completion students will be able to:
  • operate a truck and rotating telescopic boom with or without personnel lift platform
  • operate winches and associated equipment
  • operate boom while on platform

Content: Topics include:
  • National Safety Code
  • stability
  • basic hydraulics
  • hand signals
  • load capacities and angles
  • safety regulations

Activities: Lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice  

Class Size: Up to 8 attendees 

Duration: 1 day 

Assessment: Operate the Derrick Crane to demonstrate mastery of specific skills which are evaluated by the instructor  



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