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Introduction to Rigging

Introduction to Rigging

The quintessential introduction to crane and rigging activities throughout a bevy of industries. Identification, inspection, and basic theories are introduced and illustrated with video, interactive media, and images.

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Lesson 1: Rigging Identification

Topics:

Basic Terms; Basic Theories; Roles

Objectives:

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

Lesson 2: Rigging Hardware

Topics:

Sling Types; Shackles; Master Link; Pry Bar; Wedge Socket; Come-a-longs; Turnbuckle; Swivel Hoist Rings

Objectives:

– Identify different sling types and proper use conditions.
– Identify different types of rigging hardware and their applications.
– List the advantages of different pieces of rigging hardware in unique use cases.
– Understand what to look for to determine if a piece of rigging hardware is fit for service.

Lesson 3: Slings

Topics:

Chain Slings; Wire Rope Slings; Synthetic Web Slings

Objectives:

– Match wire rope slings to their correct weighted capacity.
– Determine the best sling type for various loads.
– Identify the best sling type for work by industry.
– Understand working load limit (WLL) for different types of sling.

Lesson 4: Hitch Capacities

Topics:

Hitch Terms; Hitch Types; Rigging Configurations

Objectives:

– Identify hitch drawings by their correct name.
– Understand the relationship between hitch types and WLL.
– Match hitches to their formal titles by description.
– Understand adjustable hitch configurations and their effect on WLL.

Lesson 5: Sling Protection

Topics:

Sling Protection Standards; Sling Protection Identification; Sling Protection Applications

Objectives:

– Identify manufacturer and ASME codes & standards concerning use of sling protection.
– List seven different types of sling protection.
– Explain the major use cases of sling protection equipment.

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