Rigging, Part 1

Learning objectives

  • Describe the design of wire rope
  • Explain non-rotating ropes
  • Describe the proper installation of rope
  • Explain rope inspection
  • Describe the proper lubrication of ropes

Course overview

The Rigging, Part 1 course concentrates on the design and characteristics of wire rope. It covers wire rope construction and the different types of rope lay used. This course identifies the classification of wire ropes. It explains how to install wire ropes correctly and reviews the importance of inspection and lubrication.

Rigging, Part 1 is an introduction which covers:

  • Design characteristics
  • Fatigue and abrasion resistance
  • Non-rotating ropes
  • Installation
  • Inspection
  • Lubrication

This course is part of the Rigging, Lifted, and Elevated Work Surfaces series.

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