Offices: Lively, Brockville, Sault Ste. Marie, Vaughan

0-8 Ton Crane Training

This course will provide participants with the necessary knowledge required to properly identify hazards, inspect, and safely operate the equipment.

0-8 Ton Crane Training

Many worksites will require practical, site- specific training (in addition to theory training) before a worker is certified to operate machinery. Upon completion of our 0-8 Ton Crane program, all attendees will also be issued a NATT Safety Services Basic Rigging certificate valid for three years. This is a $300 savings! 


40 hours (32 hours theory, 8 hours practical)

Course Topics

  • Identify hazards specific to the equipment and job site
  • Identify and discuss common crane components
  • Perform thorough pre-operational inspections
  • Discuss stability principle and load charts
  • Execute a safe lift plan
  • Identify safe hoisting and operating techniques
  • Discuss relevant legislation

PPE Requirements: Steel toed boots, gloves and hard hat as a minimum. Additional PPE as per site requirements


Under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), crane operations fall under the Construction Projects regulation (O. Reg. 213/91) for construction operations or section 3 of the Industrial Establishments regulation (O. Reg. 851) for industrial operations.

Specific crane operator qualifications are spelled out in section 150 of the Construction Projects regulation.

  • O.Reg 213/91 Construction Projects. s. 96(1)
  • O.Reg. 851 Industrial Establishments s. 51(2)
  • Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations s. 14.23(1)
  • CSA Z-150 Safety Code for Mobile Boom Cranes

Who Requires this Training

  • Anyone who operates cranes or similar hoisting equipment with a capacity of up to 8 ton or less.

Course Benefits

NATT Safety Services’ 0-8 Ton Crane Training program covers safety protocols for workers required to operate a 0-8 ton crane.

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Why struggle to manage your employees training when you can simply use the NATT Safety Workplace Training Management System and have peace-of mind today!

With our Workplace Training Management, we manage not only your required training programs and certificates, but your Internal Training, Acknowledgment of Company Policies, Tracking Certificates, and more.

Enjoy the peace of mind knowing your employees' training is kept up to date, and never lose out on potential work due to expired training. On the road? No worries, you can access via your cell phone.

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