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Rigging & Lifting

All too often, the need to lift something on the worksite apparently surpasses the need to do it safely. Many workers grab the nearest rope or chain, poorly secure the item to the machine and haul away. Unfortunately, the majority of workers are not aware that there are load limitations and life cycles for Rigging and Lifting equipment, nor are they familiar with the dangerous signs of wear in ropes, chains and hooks, etc. A complete training program can eliminate these shortfalls and guide your employees to safely conduct Rigging and Lifting operations.

Onsite Training Options

Please contact us if you are interested in onsite training for your team. We will provide you with customized quote to meet your needs.

Who Should Attend

Any person involved in any type of rigging or recovery operations.

Classroom Topics of Discussion

Approx. 4 hrs.

  • Rig loads for moving in and around the construction site;
  • Choose the right equipment for the right job; and
  • Inspect equipment in order to ensure it meets the minimum safety requirements
  • How to rig a load for lifting heavy equipment
  • Stability when lifting
  • Safety
  • Hand signals
  • Steel wire rope and chains
  • Rigging inspection
  • Stability considerations

Practical, Hands-on Activities

Instructor demonstration of safe rigging and lifting procedures.

Documentation Provided

Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion