Rigging Safety

This lesson will teach you how to safely rig loads that will be moved by cranes, hoists, or other equipment. Including planning a lift, inspecting and selecting slings, determining a load’s weight, using a sling angle chart, and working with a crane operator.

**Rigging Safety is an awareness training and is separate from Competent Rigger training. This course does NOT provide the hands-on portion which is required to meet the ANSI 10.48 standards. It is recommended employers include the practical application for their employees.** 

What does this course cover?

  • Identify the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of each type of sling.

  • Identify inspection criteria for slings and rigging hardware.

  • List the questions a rigger should ask while planning for a lift.

  • Identify the methods for determining a load’s weight, the factors that impact the sling’s lifting capacity, and how to balance the load.

  • Identify the characteristics of vertical, choker, and basket hitches.

  • Identify hazards posed by working near a crane and the safe practices for avoiding them.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of rigging safety.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • 1926 Subpart H – Material Handling

  • 1926 Subpart R – Steel Erection

  • 1926 Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction

  • 1910 Subpart N – Materials Handling and Storage

Duration: 25 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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