Mobile Crane Operator Safety

  • 4 topics | 33m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Cranes are often an essential part of a job and work site because of their ability to lift and move large and heavy loads. Understanding how they work, as well as what to inspect and when, is important to maintaining a safe work environment. In this course, you will learn about the requirements and certifications for operating or rigging a crane, as well as basic properties of the crane's operation, and inspection procedures. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • recognize operational considerations related to mobile crane safety
  • identify basic OSHA requirements for working with mobile cranes
  • identify the requirements for operator certification and rigger qualification
  • identify the parts of a crane
  • recognize lifting principles associated with crane mobility and safety
  • recognize different types of crane inspections and when they should be used
  • identify areas that are reviewed as part of any inspection


  • Crane Operation Requirements
  • Operator Certification and Requirements
  • Mobile Crane Operation
  • Crane Inspections