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Rigging

Description

Arrange a Private Group Training Session

Available Preparation Training for the Fulford Level A or B Crane Operator's Exam 

 

Training Duration:  8 hours

Delivery Method:  In person, at OOSHEW's training facility, or at customer's facility.

Equipment Requirements: Determined with customer.

Course Literature: Accessible with mobile application.

Training Card: Digital format and includes hyperlinked class photos and course literature. Valid for 3 years.

PPE Required: None.

Student Prerequisite: None.

Large Employers: Access to OOSHEW's robust training database (training records from your employees and your subcontractors).

 

Course Summary

This training is for workers who utilize rigging (lifting) equipment for “below the hook” material lifting and handling. This training is for workers who rig loads being lifted by a tower crane, self-erect crane, overhead crane, truck mounted crane or excavator.

 

Theory Lessons

  • Applicable OH&S Regulations (Federal and Provincial).

  • Applicable CSA standards and applicable ASME standards.

  • Specifications for synthetic slings, chain slings and wire rope slings.

  • Specifications for rigging hardware (lifting clutch, lifting hook, eye bolt, master link, plate clamp, shackle, swivel hoist ring, etc.).

  • Safety factors for lifting equipment.

  • Sling angles and sling tensions.

  • Load calculations.

  • Workplace safety and safe rigging procedures.

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    Practical Lessons

  • Inspection and use of lifting slings (chain, wire rope, synthetic).

  • Inspection and use of rigging hardware (lifting clutch, lifting hook, eye bolt, master link, plate clamp, shackle, swivel hoist ring, etc.).

  • Common rigging knots (for tagline).

  • Hazard & risk assessment and control measures.

  • Hand signals.

  • Lift planning.

  • Practical lifting of loads.

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