Basic Rigging (Bundle)
Rigging is a process used to secure materials to be moved by cranes, hoists or other lifting equipment. There are many factors to consider when applying slings and chains to secure a load. Improper rigging can lead to dropped loads and catastrophic failure of lifting equipment, which can cost lives. Part 1 will describe rigging equipment and how to care for, inspect and store it and Part 2 will cover the steps required to prepare for safe rigging.
This online Basic Rigging (Bundle) course covers the following topics:
- Rigging Equipment Basics
- Lifting Devices
- Types of Slings
- Sling Storage and Capacity
- Connectors and Adjusters
- Hook Inspections
- Shackles, Eye Bolts, and Adjusters
- Care and Storage
By the end of this course, an understanding will be gained of:
- Proper equipment used to rig a load
- Inspection and storage requirements for equipment
- General safety rules to be observed while rigging
- Steps required to plan a rigging job
- How to safely mount equipment on a load
Approximately 60 minutes
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.