Operator Requirements and Responsibilities

Effective Communications Among Lifting Personnel
Proper Use of Hand and Voice Signals
Applicable OSHA and ANSI/ASME Safety Standards
Safe, Effective and Efficient Operating Techniques
Proper Crane Set-Up
Evaluating and Applying Site Conditions
Load Chart Interpretations and Applications
Basic Rigging Principals
Wire Rope Inspection
Pre-Operation & Post Operation Inspections
Equipment Maintenance
Minimizing the Opportunity for Accidents
Lift Planning & Verifying the Weight of the Load


The Sanderson Group, Inc. is a small business offering heavy equipment inspections and operators training certification. We are accredited to perform the required certification surveys (examinations and testing) under the OSHA maritime safety and health regulations (29 CFR Parts 1915, 1917, and 1918), General Industry Standards (29 CFR Part 1910), and the Construction Industry Standard (29 CFR Part 1926) on your heavy equipment in order to keep them in compliance. Upon completion of inspection, a certificate is then issued for each machine inspected. Accurate records of the inspections performed are kept by our company. On-site operator training is also provided at request in various areas such as rigging, signal, and the operation of a myriad of heavy equipment. Our inspectors are accredited OSHA approved and our goal is to provide your company with peace of mind in knowing that your equipment is safe for any necessary operations and the well-being of your operators and your equipment investments are protected.

The Sanderson Group, INC.

Heavy Equipment INSPECTIONS