KnuckleBoom Training


General information on course

This workshop is designed for participants who have little or no working knowledge of operating a Knuckleboom/0-8 ton crane. It is also designed to be a refresher course for experienced operators. Participants must successfully complete and pass both the theoretical and practical components of this course to receive their record of training (ROT).


Can be a full day depending on the size of the group and participant interaction.

Who Should Attend:

Individuals who supervise or operate a Knuckleboom/0-8 ton crane as part of their day-to-day job activities.

Course components

Theoretical Component:

After successfully completing this portion of the course, participants will understand:

  • The legislative requirements (Government Regulations, CSA Standards and Manufacturers’ Guidelines and Principles;
  • The duties and responsibilities of workplace stakeholders;
  • Knuckleboom/0-8 ton crane inspection, maintenance and operation procedures;
  • Knuckleboom/0-8 ton crane capacity load chart;
  • Rigging equipment selection and procedures;
  • Hand signal practices/protocols related to crane operations.

Practical Component:

To successfully pass this course, participants must demonstrate the following:

  • The capability to conduct a pre-shift inspection;
  • A knowledge of general safe operating procedures;
  • The capability to prepare a load to be lifted, incl. the selection of the appropriate rigging equipment;
  • The ability to pick up, travel with and place a load within the device’s load limitations;
  • The ability to immobilize and park/secure the device.

By means of group discussion, case studies and one-on-one instruction, participants will gain the ability to apply what they learn in this course.

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