Picker Crane Certification in Alberta

Picker Crane Certification in Alberta  Operating a light duty knuckle boom crane is a big responsibility, as these small ‘picker’ cranes, as they are often referred to, are capable of hoisting loads that can, if rigged wrong and moved incorrectly, WILL harm people and property if not handled properly.   Here at Light Duty Crane Safety, safe use of the crane is our #1 top priority, which is why all your crane operators should be on your customers site with fully certified operators who are experienced in their field. If you are looking into what certifications are required to operate a crane in Alberta so you can be sure that if you take our crane operator safety program and you have

Is Picker Training Mandatory?

In Alberta, many people often ask us if  “certification” equals “qualification,” and, if not, what the difference is. The main difference is the level of testing required. Qualification is done by the employer (think along the lines of competency), and may or may not involve formal testing; It is at the discretion of the employer’s qualified evaluator. Certification requires third-party testing to provide a consistent and accurate means to determine a person’s technical knowledge and hands-on skills related to the task. If you would like to know more or have more questions, such as: “Is picker training mandatory?”, or “do I have to recertify my picker operators every 3 years?”  All great questions and we get that a lot. In

Carry Deck Crane Operator Safety Training – Alberta

Onsite Carrydeck Crane Operator Safety Training If you are looking for operator safety training for your Broderson carry deck crane or any other brand such as Shuttlelift, Terex or any brand of carry deck crane, we have the instructor and the training for either a 1-day (mainly geared for new operators or those who don’t use the crane much), to our 2-day more comprehensive program. This on-site carrydeck crane safety training both 1 and 2 day training program will cover the following areas – – Exceeds CSA Z150-16 Standards for Crane Operation – Carry deck crane fundamentals – Principals of load balance, stability, capacity and driving on wheels loaded – Load control & Lift planning scenarios – Daily inspection and set