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OOSHEW

Rigging

Description

Training Cost: $225/student 

Call us for Private Group pricing.

Training Duration: 4 Hours
Delivery Method: In Person
Prerequisite: None
Supplies Required: CSA approved work boots and hard hat, safety glasses, gloves.

Combo This Training With: Industrial Lift Truck Class 7, Overhead Crane

 

Summary

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.
  • Specifications for rigging hardware (shackles, eye bolts, wire rope clips, hooks, master links, turnbuckles
    etc.).
  • Safety factors for lifting equipment
  • Sling angles and sling angle tensions.
  • Load calculations.
  • Workplace safety and safe rigging procedures.

Practical Lessons Include

  • Inspection of rigging equipment (chain slings, chain assembly, web slings, wire rope, 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

 

 

STUDENT TERMS

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.