Rigging and Lifting


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Rigging and Lifting training is a 3 day program to qualify workers to prepare and sling loads and to operate overhead cranes, lifting devices such as.

  • Hoists,
  • jib cranes
  • gantry cranes
  • monorails

This training is tailored to be site specific


To be safe and successful at Rigging and Lifting training requires:

  • Average standard of physical fitness
  • Normal depth perception, field of vision
  • Normal reaction time, manual dexterity and coordination
  • No tendencies to dizziness
  • Grade 9 level mathematics

Course Content

  • Task hazard analysis and Safe Work Plans for rigging
  • Legal regulations, liabilities and responsibilities
  • Develop and brief rigging plans
  • Load control plans
  • Load weights
  • Rigging hardware, slings and hitches
  • Crane components
  • Equipment inspections and maintenance

Course Duration: 3 days