Training: Basic Hoisting and Rigging

Training

Basic Hoisting and Rigging

This course is formatted to meet the requirements of maintenance personnel, supervisors, and other staff that are required to lift materials and equipment safely. It covers the use and inspection of common lifting equipment (chains, slings, chain falls hoists and tackle). N.B. this is not designed for crane operators or cranes.

The course covers:

  • Load calculations
  • Working Load Limits
  • Strength of typical ropes, slings, shackles etc
  • Proper hoisting configurations
  • Knots
  • Safe lifting procedures
  • Signals


  • Course duration: 1/2 day.