Designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures, and load control using typical rigging techniques through problem solving workshops.

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• Online Course & Test \$145.00

#### Lesson 1: Load Weight Estimation

##### Topics:

Square Tubing; Portable Water Tank; Tank & Stand; Fir Timbers; Steel Cask; Half Circle of Steel; Motor & Gear Box

##### Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the weight of common industrial loads.

#### Topics:

Pre-cast Bridge Column; Center of Gravity; C-Pipe; Find CG by Test Lift

#### Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the center of gravity of common industrial loads.

#### Lesson 3: Sling Tension

##### Topics:

Girder; Motor & Pump; Adjustable 2-Leg Chain Sling; Offset CG - Steel Shaft; Three-Point Skid

##### Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the sling tension of common industrial loads.

##### Topics:

Load Transfer with Trolley Beam; Two Crane Rodeo Exercise; Two Hook Pick; Two Bridge Cranes, Four Hooks

##### Objectives:

– Determine load distribution on various lifting systems.

#### Lesson 5: Chain Fall & Load Drifting

##### Objectives:

– Successfully determine tensions to chain falls and come-a-longs.
– Understand the theory behind successful drifting operations.

##### Objectives:

– Plan a controlled load turn.
– Determine weight transfer.
– Understand the theory behind load uprighting and turning.

#### Lesson 7: Levers, Jacking & Rolling

##### Topics:

Big Lever, Jacking Exercise; Industrial Rollers - 4 Point; Industrial Rollers - 3 Point; Blocking

##### Objectives:

– Determine load to winches, jacks, rollers, and floors during special load handling activities.
– Understand the theory required to successfully move loads horizontally.

#### Lesson 8: Winches & Blocks

##### Topics:

Coefficient of Friction; Multiple Part Lines; Winch & Blocks for Rolling; Incline Plane-Pulling Uphill

##### Objectives:

– Determine the load to rigging blocks.
– Understand the mechanical advantage necessary to move a load vertically or horizontally.

#### Lesson 9: Off-Level Pick Points

##### Topics:

I-Beam Exercise; Dump Box

##### Objectives:

– Calculate sling tensions for off-level pick points.