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Training Cost: $300.00 / student

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Call us for Prep Training for your Fulford Level A or B Crane Operator's Exam

Training Duration: 8 Hours
Delivery Method: In Person, Hands-On
Prerequisite: None



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

Theory Lessons Include

  • 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 Include

  • Inspection of rigging equipment (chain slings, chain assembly, web slings, wire rope slings, shackles, turnbuckles, chain hoists, lever hoists, eye bolts, etc.)
  • Common rigging knots (clove hitch, bowline, sheet bend, square knot, etc.)
  • Hazard & risk assessment and control measures.
  • Hand signals for operations of boom type cranes and overhead cranes.
  • 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



Attendance & Registration

Students must be pre-registered before the training date.

Students must arrive and register 15 minutes before the training course starts; late students will not be accepted to participate in the training course.

Student Attire

Students should dress comfortably for "hands-on" practical training.
Students must wear the site-specific PPE when the training course is being hosted at a worksite/jobsite/construction site.

Inappropriate Attire

The following are not appropriate for the training class: high-heel shoes, open toe shoes, sandals, dresses, skirts, muscle shirts.

Training Certificates

Students must complete the entire training course and pass the written exam with at least 80% grade to receive a training certificate. Training certificates will be emailed to the student and the employer.