BC crane operators should be able to:

  • list the general duties of employers
  • list the general duties of workers
  • list the general duties of supervisors
  • describe the required competency of being a crane operator in BC

WorkSafeBC requires all crane operators from another jurisdiction to review the relevant Occupational Health & Safety Regulation (OHSR) Policies, Guidelines and Standards that apply to crane operators.

To access the complete Workers Compensation Act, Occupational Health & Safety Regulation (OHSR) Policies, Guidelines and Standards, go to worksafebc.com. To access the applicable parts relevant to crane operators, click on OHS Regulation under Quick Links, then on Workers Compensation Act under Acts at the bottom of the beige-coloured box. Then follow the instructions and links below.

Workers Compensation Act

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR)

Competency Profile Charts

Specific Competency Profile Charts are available for each crane type on the WorkSafeBC website. Links to these charts are listed below.

Crane Hazard Alerts and Crane Toolbox Talks

Go to the WorkSafeBC website and type “crane hazard alerts” or “toolbox talks” into the search box to find these items.

 

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation as adopted under the Workers Compensation Act is amended from time to time. Click here for an explanation of the purpose and role of the Act.