OSX 948 • OSHA 2055: Cranes in Construction

OSX 948 • OSHA 2055: Cranes in Construction

Summer and Fall 2023 courses are now available for enrollment.

2023 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
October 21, 22, 288:30am–5:00pm3WeekendOffered Online and On CampusOctober 17$700
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 8/30/2023

Course Description

Cranes in ConstructionThis course covers the requirements for operation of cranes in the construction industry. Using OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks Standard as a guide, this course covers hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, maintenance and inspection requirements, and employee qualifications.

Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe crane operation. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of cranes and their components and attachments, determine safe operating conditions, and recognize common violations of OSHA Standards.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe hazards related to construction crane activities
  2. Recognize crane types (equipment) included in the OSHA standard
  3. Recognize crane types (equipment) excluded from the OSHA standard
  4. Describe various components of (included) types of cranes including their attachments
  5. Describe the lifting principles of construction cranes
  6. Summarize requirements of Subpart CC

CEUs: 2.2
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 3 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.


System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be able to successfully take part in a CSUDH OTIEC course, whether participating in person or online via video conferencing.

In Person System and Equipment Requirements

  • A laptop with Wi-Fi capability

Online System and Equipment Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop; one student per device
  • A stand-alone webcam or secondary device such as a phone for students attending OSHA 510, 511, 500 and 501.
  • Built-in or stand-alone speakers and a microphone

Videoconferencing Requirements