Rigging Safety

The Role of the Rigger

  • Your responsibilities as the rigger
  • Preparing for a lift
  • Identifying potential hazards
  • The importance of knowing what is being lifted and its weight

Proper Selection & Use

  • Types of slings used in the workplace
  • Factors to consider when selecting a sling
  • What to look for when inspecting slings
  • Factors that may affect the load capacity of the sling
  • Determining an object’s center of gravity

Safe Work Practices

  • Different types of air supplying respirators, including their capabilities, and limitations. This is important to know in using the correct respirator for the task.

Proper Fit

  • Learn ways to prevent property damage and injury
  • Best rigging practices
  • Communication
  • Proper Care of slings
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