Mobile Crane Inspector
Mobile Crane Inspector

Mobile Crane Inspector

Our flagship program for companies performing their own in-house inspections as well as third-party inspectors seeking to increase their knowledge and skill. The latest OSHA and ASME mobile crane standards are thoroughly covered, inspection checklists are provided, and students learn how to properly document the inspection.

Inspector certification is available for those who qualify.

4 Days | $1,195
CIA Inspector Certification $295


  • Telescoping Boom Cranes
  • Lattice Boom Cranes
  • Boom Trucks
  • Articulating Boom (Knuckle Boom) Cranes
  • Industrial Cranes (Carry Decks)


  • Types of mobile cranes, components & terminology
  • Inspector’s role in reducing crane accidents & liability exposure
  • Setting up a mobile crane inspection program
  • OSHA & ASME inspection requirements
  • The three levels of inspection
  • Inspection procedures and techniques
  • Recognizing and understanding the differences between deficiencies & safety hazards
  • Correct way to write inspection reports to provide the proper documentation
  • Inspecting structural components, sheaves, blocks, hooks, operating mechanisms, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems, hydraulic cylinders, wire rope, operational aids, and safety devices
  • Structural, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and safety/liability areas of inspection
  • When to perform a non-destructive crack detection test
  • Basic rigging procedures
  • Performing load tests

Requirements for Inspector Certification

  • Complete the Crane Institute of America Mobile Crane Inspector training program
  • Possess the physical ability to perform inspections on mobile cranes
  • Have a minimum of three years mobile crane experience in operation, maintenance, repair, inspection, safety or supervision (A trainee certification will be issued to applicants with less experience)
  • Pass a written examination


You will receive

  • Rigging handbook
  • Mobile Crane Inspector Workbook (includes applicable OSHA/ASME standards, annual inspection checklists, etc.)
  • Wire Rope Inspection Card
  • Inspection Certificate Decal
  • Hand Signal Card
  • Rigger’s Capacity Card
  • Certificate of Training


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