Course Overview

The course is designed to familiarize riggers with various types of rigging and slinging equipment and legislation respecting their use. The course consists of both formal instruction and practical training. Instruction includes instructor led classroom based theory with the visual aid of International standard rigging and slinging DVDs.Practical training consists of detailed demonstration and individual application of theory based knowledge.
Course Objective
The course shall provide theoretical and practical knowledge in the safe methods and procedures of rigging and slinging. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to perform; basic rigging, evaluation of components, safe and proper handling of components, and inspections of components. Participants will also gain knowledge in the application of chains, ropes, slings, and hardware used in rigging.
Course Contents
  • Indentify the four major types of sling hitches
  • Indentify parts of a wire rope
  • Describe the method of installing wire rope on a winch drum
  • Determine stress on slings used in hitches
  • Indentify the correct rigging sizes for any load weights
  • Indentify the proper procedures for using rigging hardware
  • Select the correct Slings, Shackles, Eyebolts, Chain Blocks and Lever Hoists
  • Describe the pre-use inspection criteria for a variety of sling & rigging gear types
  • Rig & transfer loads safely
Course Duration
02 Days (Theory & Practical)

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