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


Training Duration:  8 Hours

Delivery Method:  In Person, Hands-On

Prerequisite:  None


Course Summary

This training is for workers who utilize rigging equipment for material handling and for “below the hook” applications.

Theory Lessons

  • Applicable Federal and Provincial OH&S regulations, applicable CSA standards and applicable ASME standards.

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

  • Specifications for rigging hardware (shackles, eye bolts, wire rope clips, hooks, master links, turnbuckles, swivel hoist rings, etc.).

  • Safety factors for lifting equipment

  • Sling angles and sling tensions.

  • Load calculations.

  • Workplace safety and safe rigging procedures.


Practical Lessons

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

  • Inspection and use of rigging hardware (shackles, lifting eyes, lifting clutches, plate clamps, chain hoists, lever hoists, etc.)

  • Common rigging knots (for tagline).

  • Hazard & risk assessment and control measures.

  • Hand signals.

  • Lift planning.

  • Practical lifting of loads.


Applicable OH&S Regulations and Standards


Canada Labour Code Part II

  • Part 14 Materials Handling
  • Part 14.42 Ropes, Slings and Chains


Alberta OH&S
  • Part 3 Specification and Certifications
  • Part 21 Rigging
  • Schedule 5 Cable Clips on Wire Rope

British Columbia OH&S
  • Part 15 Rigging

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • B30.9-2014 Slings
  • B30.20-2013 Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
  • B30.26-2015 Rigging Hardware