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Safety First

CRANE 1 starts off every Technician and Inspector with an entire week at our Training Lab and Classroom in Miamisburg, Ohio. During that week, training is conducted in the fundamentals of the job. Including the proper usage and inspection of Overhead Cranes, Fall Protection Equipment, Mobile Elevated Work Platforms as well as Fork Lifts.  Written and practical testing is performed and Safety Certification are earned by demonstrating competence in the subject matter.

We invite our customers to join us for part or all of the training week to see first hand our committment to training and safety.

Our Safety & Training Team has over 50 years’ experience in overhead crane industry. We currently have a seat on advisor board for WCCC (Warren County Career Center) welding program. Responsible for all vendor trainings from DEMAG, R&M, Harrington, CM, ACCO, Street, Magnetek, Allen Bradley, Gleason Reel, SKF Bearing, Hyster, Toshiba VFD, Midwest Brake, Baker, Lawson Hydraulics, JLG, Genie, Pinch Bubenzer and more.

Or team holds many certifications including:

  • NCCCO certified crane inspector
  • Certified Rigger / signal person
  • Authorized OSHA 10/30 construction trainer (OSHA 500 and 510)
  • First aid, CPR, and AED (infant/adult)
  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA 30
  • MSHA
  • NFPA 70E
  • Accident analysis

Trainings Offered to Our Employees include but are not limited to:

  • OSHA 10 Certification for every in-field employee
  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • 40-hour New Hire training for every in-field employee that includes instructor led and practical training on the following:
    • Crane 1 Safety Program
    • Defensive Driving
    • Lock Out / Try Out
    • Basic Electrical Safety
    • NFPA70E Safe Work
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Job Safety Analysis
    • Fire Extinguisher Safety
    • Harness & SRL Training
    • Mobile Elevated Work Platform
    • Industrial Truck
    • Overhead Crane Inspection
    • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Leadership Training – Managing for Success
  • Leadership Training- Supervising for Success
  • Effective safety teams
  • MSHA Certifications
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Behavior based systems for supervisors including the Birkman Method Assessment
  • Sales Workshops
  • Operational Workshops
  • Development for Future Leaders
  • Weekend Programs with local colleges
  • Vendor Training for Service
  • Vendor Training for Sales
  • Crestcom Leadership