INTRODUCTION TO RIGGING

GeneveaEQUIPMENT TRAINING, SAFETY TRAINING

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INSTRUCTION

INTRODUCTION TO RIGGING

The following topics are covered in the Introduction to Rigging course:

  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulations related to rigging
  • Specific rigging terminology
  • Types of rigging equipment including various sling types, hooks, shackles, clamps, eyebolts, swivels and more
  • Inspection of the equipment
  • Basic hitches including vertical, choker, basket and bridle
  • Sling angles
  • Weight calculations
  • Center of gravity
  • Capacity charts

Introduction to Rigging is a one day program that includes a theory and written exam. Practical training is then completed including rigging inspection and rigging of loads for a level lift with various degrees of difficulty.