General Maintenance

Whether your company employs warehouse personnel, pipefitters, instrument operators, or general maintenance workers, the OverNite Software General Maintenance library will be a great addition to your company’s or organization’s training program. These courses are designed to cover general maintenance tasks from a variety of industries including instrumentation and pipefitting. These 18 courses, with an emphasis on safety, will greatly benefit any company with onsite maintenance staff.

In addition, the General Maintenance library is a perfect accompaniment to any existing OverNite Software library your company may already have. All courses are enhanced with professional graphics, animations, and narration, as well as test questions to ensure learning. Courses are delivered via our state-of-the-art learning management system that allows you to customize curricula, adjust testing parameters, and even customize courses with site-specific content and photos.


351 Machine Guarding

Is an overview of OSHA’s regulations on machine guarding. This course discusses different types of machine guards, different actions and motions that require machine guards, how and when machine guards should be implemented, and other safety considerations regarding machine guard use. (30 min)

352 Aerial Lifts

Explains the hazards of aerial lifts, fall protection techniques, and proper inspection and operation, including training, safe working distance, stability, load limits and other safety factors. (35 min)

357 Crane Operator Communication

Discusses the qualification, responsibilities, and communication requirements of the signal person. It also provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of voice and hand signals necessary for safe crane operations. (30 min)

381 Introduction to Hand Tools: Part 1

Starts by explaining the theory behind why hand tools work and general information on how to use them safely. It then moves into discussing specific tools, their functions, and proper use. (35 min)

382 Introduction to Hand Tools: Part 2

Is a continuation of Part I which explains the theory behind why hand tools work and general information on how to use them safely. It also discusses specific tools, their functions, and proper use. (25 min)

383 Power Tools

Starts with a broad view of power tools by explaining the difference between electric and pneumatic tools. It then starts to narrow its focus by teaching about general safety of power tools. Finally, the course discusses specific tools and how to operate them safely. (50 min)

384 Basic Rigging

Identifies the basic hardware used in rigging and Identifies the basic maintenance and inspection criteria of rigging hardware. Additionally, it defines chain hoists and come-a-longs. Finally, it covers safe rigging operations and hand signals for crane operation. (45 min)

385 Slings

Covers the characteristics, advantages, and limitations of the three basic types of slings. Additionally, the learner will discuss the basic principles of using, storing, and maintaining slings. (30 min)

386 Scaffolds

Covers the two main types of scaffolds, supported and suspension scaffolds, and their major components. It also discusses how to construct scaffolds up to OSHA’s general scaffold specifications, safety factors for scaffold inspection, and important procedures regarding scaffold safety. (30 min)


417 Control Valves and Actuators

Examines types of control valves and their applications; material compatibility and durability of control valves; types of control valve actuators and their applications; and the selection process for various types of actuators. (35 min)

432 Pressure Leak Testing Methods for Piping/Tubing

Examines hydrostatic and pneumatic tests, which are the primary pressure leak test methods. The course also takes a brief look at less common pressure leak test methods. (15 min)

448 Controller Basics

Discusses process variables, measurement, control loops, and process control in petrochemical facilities. Controllers are discussed at length concerning the types of control (proportional, integral, and derivative) and tuning. The last topic covers control systems such as, PLCs, DCS, and SCADA. (35 min)


704 Fabrication of Threaded Pipe

Fabrication of Threaded Pipe covers threaded pipe, its
designations, connectors, common tools, quality work
practices, and the proper ways to calculate
installation. This course exposes the learner to basics,
but be sure to consult appropriate size and materials
charts, as well as manufacturers’ instructions for
specific tool use.

712 Pipe Hangers and Supports

Explores the differences, types, and correct use of industrial pipe hangers and supports. (25 min)

715 Valve Installation and Maintenance

Explores the operation, installation, inspection, and maintenance of valves. The course examines nine general types of valves, including: gate, check, ball, plug, globe, needle, diaphragm, butterfly, and relief valves. (50 min)

723 Introduction to Steam Traps

Explains the fundamentals of steam trap design and operation, identifies types of steam traps and explains how they operate, and discusses the problems associated with steam trap function. (50 min)

724 Thermostatic Steam Traps

Explains thermostatic steam traps and lists the different types of thermostatic steam traps and their components, including bellows, dual-range, bimetallic, and liquid expansion traps. This course also explains how each type of trap operates. (20 min)

725 Mechanical Steam Traps

Defines a mechanical steam trap and examines its most common types, including float and inverted bucket traps. The operation of these traps and their associated maintenance problems are also discussed. (50 min)

726 Thermodynamic Steam Traps

Explains how thermodynamic disc and piston traps work and how they are maintained, including protection from adverse weather conditions through the use of bonnet covers. (50 min)