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Hoisting Operator Class II (2011-07-19)
Minimum Passing Score of 75%
Time Allowed - 120 Minutes
The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available. For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.
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ASME B30.4 - Portal and Pedestal Cranes
B30.4 applies to the construction, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of electric motor or internal-combustion engine powred portal and pedestal cranes, that adjust operating radius by means of a boom luffing mechanism or by means of a trolley traversing a horizontal boom, that may be mounted on a fixed or traveling base, and to any variation thereof that retain the same fundamental characteristics. This standard applies only to portal and pedestal cranes utilizing a drum and wire rope for hoisting and which are used for hoisting work. The requirements for tower cranes (refer to ASME B30.3), telescopic boom cranes (refer to ASME B30.5), and knuckleboom cranes (refer to ASME B30.22) are not included in this standard.
ASME B30.5 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes
Publication Year: 2007
ASME B30.5 is widely respected and applied throughout the building and construction industry. It addresses crawler cranes, locomotive cranes, wheel-mounted cranes, and any variations thereof that retain the same fundamental characteristics and are powered by internal combustion engines or electric motors. The scope of this Safety Standard includes only cranes of the above types that are powered by internal combustion engines or electric motors. Side boom tractors and cranes designed for railway and automobile wreck clearance, digger derricks, cranes manufactured specifically for, or when used for, energized electrical line service, knuckle boom, trolley boom cranes, and cranes having a maximum rated capacity of one ton or less are excluded.
Mobile Crane Manual
Developed for the Construction Safety Association of Ontario, this 400-page hardcover manual is intended to provide information essential to the operation of mobile cranes and the proper use of crane capacity charts.
Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations
Publication Year: 2009
Since 1957 successive editions of the Handbook of Rigging for Construction and Industrial Operations have delivered proven solutions for erecting reliable rigs and scaffolds for plants and factories, loading docks, mines and ports, and construction and demolition sites. Complete with extensive coverage of relevant OSHA regulations plus the author's own expert advice on safe practices, this definitive guide shows you how to select and use: rigging tools--fiber and wire-strand rope, slings and hitches, end attachments and fittings, and blocks, sheaves, reeving, and drums-scaffolding and ladders--both manual and powered swinging and suspended scaffolds, wood and metal stationary scaffolds, specialized scaffolds, and portable ladders, rigging machinery--derricks and cranes, overhead hoists, personnel/material hoists, and helicopters, rigging accessories--jacks, rollers, and skids plus safety belts, lifelines, and nets.
ASME B30.10 - Hooks
B30.10 includes provisions that apply to hooks used for lifting and load handling purposes, in conjunction with equipment described in other volumes of the B30 Standard. Hooks supporting a load in the base (bowl/saddle or pin hole) of the hook, are covered in Chapter 10-1. Hooks that may be loaded in other than the base (bowl/saddle or pin hole)are covered in Chapter 10-2.This safety standard offers comprehensive solutions applying to the fabrication, attachment, use, inspection, and maintenance of this equipment.