Saskatchewan Light Duty Picker Safety Training

There is much confusion surrounding the picker requirements in Saskatchewan. While I admit I have had a few conversations that have been confusing myself, it boils down to small pickers you see on the 1-ton trucks (see photo below), are considered “Power Mobile Equipment” and that as long as you don’t exceed 5.5 tons in lift capacity, you do need a certificate but NOT be in the Boom truck “B” program with the Saskatchewan Boom Truck Trade program. We provide our On site Light duty picker training (certification) throughout Saskatchewan with instructors located in North Battleford and Regina.  The program overview is as follows: 1 day in duration (morning is theory, afternoon is the practical testing) We use your picker

Light Duty Picker Training Locations in Alberta

Your company will have one of the best trained operators by one of the best trained instructors in Canada. We have our light duty picker instructor based in Edmonton, as well as Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina. So we cover both provinces and come right out to your shop, office, lay down yard.  We’re also providing crane training in conjunction with a strong safety company in Bonnyville and with the Alberta Construction Safety Association in Edmonton for open classes. These are generally held once every 2 months as right now there is less demand in our provinces than there once used to be. That said if you have a HIAB, FASSI, PALFINGER or any brand of picker, UNDER 8-tons in either

On-Site Picker Truck Certification & Training

Alberta based picker training company with locations in Edmonton & Calgary to serve you better. Truck mounted knuckle boom cranes, or pickers and boom trucks and most know them as, with a lift capacity of under 8 tons are all covered in this course. In our on site picker truck training course, operators will learn how to properly assess the lift site, set up the picker truck for the safest lift, inspect the structure of the picker itself and then the actual frame work or sub-frame of the truck they are mounted on, including their safety systems and familiarizing participants with the crane limitations. We take all of your operators through best practices, safety legislation and the core fundamentals of

Saskatchewan Crane Training

I have been taking a lot of calls from folks in Saskatchewan who are looking for clarity on what is required there. I have updated our “Questions” page with the full details, you can get there by clicking Questions tab or click HERE. The gist of it is this: It doesn’t matter whom you take your training from as long as they understand knuckle boom crane dynamic boom loading As long as they understand dynamic chassis loading from the crane As long as they have worked for a knuckle-boom crane manufacturer or taken training from them to give it to you PROPERLY Your crane must not lift more than 5-tons initial lift capacity, if it does your operators are required

SATCC – Saskatchewan Picker Truck Information

I’ve been hearing about a company that provides knuckle boom training in SK, is advising companies that OH&S in SK is saying it is mandatory to have knuckle boom training in that province and that once you are trained in their program, you can then operate any knuckle boom crane.  This is simply NOT TRUE! Click HERE to review the information directly from OH&S Sask and read the NOTICE 1/8 down the page, “They do NOT certify, endorse or recommend any one company”. We will never advise you of anything other than, our training is the best there is. The conversation I just had with SATCC (Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission) has indicated the following: “SATCC doesn’t have any requirements