Rigging Safety Overview

Learning objectives

  • Identify inspection criteria for slings and rigging hardware
  • List the questions a rigger should ask while planning for a lift
  • Identify the methods for determining a load’s weight, the factors that impact the sling’s lifting capacity, and how to balance the load

Course overview

This lesson will teach you how to safely rig loads that will be moved by cranes, hoists, or other equipment. This includes planning a lift, inspecting and selecting slings, determining a load’s weight, using a sling angle chart, and working with a crane operator.

  • 7 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Rigging Safety Overview
  • 1926 Subpart H – Material Handling
  • 1926 Subpart R – Steel Erection
  • 1926 Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction
  • 1910 Subpart N – Materials Handling and Storage
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