Free Webinars

Basic Pump Maintenance: Keeping a problem from happening in the first place

On the surface, pumps seem like pretty simple things. But combining electrical and mechanical operations to move water from one place to another is complex and can be rife with problems. In this free 1 hour webinar, instructor Wade Heisler helps take some of the mystery out of basic pump maintenance. We'll discuss maintenance strategies and techniques to help keep pumps from failing in the first place.

Basic Entertainment Rigging

Basic Entertainment Rigging

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

Select Format

  • Online Course & Test $145.00

Please select a format.

Lesson 1: Rigging Introduction


Terms & Definitions; Rigger’s Tools; Rigging Rules of Thumb; Hitch Terms; Hitch Types; Sling Types; Hitch Capacities; STAC Chain; Hook Loading; Shackle Use; 12 Points of OSHA Sling Law; Eyebolt Do’s & Don’ts; Pulling Up a Point


– Become familiarized with the terms regularly used in rigging applications.
– Understand the principles behind basic entertainment rigging theory.
– Understand the different applications for various pieces of rigging equipment.

Lesson 2: Rigging Inspection


Wire Rope Slings; STAC Chain; Synthetic Roundsling; SPA Shackle; Eyebolt; Pear Link; Sling Protection; Rigging Storage


– Recognize and evaluate field damaged rigging gear samples.
– Understand and apply the guideline provided by established recognized industry standards.

Lesson 3: Rigging Selection


Rigging Capacities; Rigging Selection Workshops; Equal Bridle Legs; What is Under Rigged


– Select appropriate slings and rigging hardware based on anticipated loading and rigging method.
– Complete rigging capacity workshops to reveal working load limit of selected rigging configurations.

Lesson 4: Workplace Safety


Workplace Safety Practices; Load Hazard Zone; Personal Protection; Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS)


– Identify common workplace safety practices.
– Recognize common load hazard zones.
– Identify different types of personal protection.
– Understand and apply the guidelines for using Personal Fall Arrest System.

© Copyright 2017 TPC Training SYSTEMS. All rights reserved