Basic Rigging And Inspection

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Basic Rigging And Inspection

Level: Introductory

Duration: 8 Hours

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Basic Rigging and Inspection course is an introductory level training designed to provide participants with essential knowledge of rigging gear inspections, selection, and sizing. Participants can also expect to cover topics such as proper rigging procedures and load control using common rigging techniques throughout this eight-hour training.

This Basic Rigging and Inspection training is an eight-hour introductory level training covering a vast scope of rigging operations, gear selection, sizing, and inspection criteria. Designed for participants working with and around ringing operations, this course provides a firm foundational knowledge of determining the correct gear and use thereof on rigging sites. Specific course topics are reinforced through supplemental workbooks and include the following:

  • Types of rigging operations and different rigging hardware
  • Basic inspection criteria for varying types of slings and rigging hardware
  • The different types of hitches and appropriate use scenarios
  • Applying calculations to determine the capacity of different hitches
  • Comparing sling protection options

Who is this Course for?

The Basic Rigging and Inspection course is designed for all those who may work with and around mobile cranes, overhead cranes, and/or additional load handling equipment. Those who may specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Trade workers
  • Riggers
  • General laborers
  • Crane operators
  • Supervisors of trade workers, riggers, general laborers, and crane operators

Features & Benefits

This introductory level Basic Rigging and Inspection course is designed to ensure participants recognize the scope of rigging operations, as well as the need for proper gear selection, sizing, and inspection thereof. Upon successful completion of this course, students can expect to:

  • Identify the different types of rigging and rigging hardware
  • Interpret the basic inspection criteria for different types of slings and rigging hardware
  • Recognize the different hitches and when to use them
  • Apply calculations to determine the capacity of selected hitches for operations
  • Compare several sling protection options and select the correct one