Certified Overhead Crane & Rigging Specialist (COCRS)

Course Description:

Learn how to inspect your cranes like OSHA compliance officers. The 4 day Overhead Crane & Rigging Course is a comprehensive safety training program designed for anyone involved in managing, inspection or operating these types of cranes in the general industry field. Specifically devised for safety directors, supervisors, in-house inspectors, supervisors, and operators; the program provides complete information on OSHA crane and rigging compliance issues.

Learning Outcomes:

Students will learn the safety requirements for safely setting up and operating overhead bridge cranes, portal cranes, jib cranes, mobile cranes and gantry cranes including use of load charts. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge and materials to set up an in-house crane safety training program that meet federal OSHA and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards.

 Locate OSHA Standards references applicable to specific Crane & Rigging conditions and practices (29 CFR 1910.179 -1910.184 OSHA Standards)

 Locate American National Standards that relate to specific crane and rigging operations.

 Describe types of personal protective equipment (PPE), and the requirements for use in OSHA standards (Subpart E- Personal Protective Equipment)


This course will be valuable for:

 Crane Operators & Maintenance Personnel

 Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,

 Safety & Health Committee Members

 Government Inspectors

 Cranel Managers & Supervisors

 General Industry and Construction Personnel

 Safety & Health Professionals

 Training Managers

 Industrial Hygienists

 Environmental Professionals


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam. A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course