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The Newest Chapter of ASME B30.11: What You Need to Know

Safety and Training | by Columbus McKinnon | Aug 26, 2012


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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standard, B30.11 has another chapter.  Revised in 2010, the most apparent change is the addition of Chapter 11-4, “Maintenance Training and Maintenance.”

ASME B30.11-4.1 states:

Maintenance training shall be provided to promote proficient adjustments, repairs, and replacements on crane and monorail systems….”

This added chapter includes requirements for not only underhung crane and monorail maintenance training, but for certification as an underhung crane and monorail maintenance person.  Certification is required for all persons who maintain and/or service monorails and underhung cranes. Are you and your underhung crane and monorail maintenance personnel trained and certified?

If your answer is “no” and you are interested in becoming certified, here are some classes that may interest you:

CMCO Online Chain Hoist Technician Certification
CMCO Online Wire Rope Hoist Technician Certification
CMCO Online Overhead Crane & Hoist Inspection Certification

 

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