Introduction to Safe Rigging Practices [3711]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: D283

   Robert Siemens, Senior Trainer, Royal Arc Industrial Services

Track: Industrial Safety
Secondary Track: Manufacturing
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

Many industries use rigging practices on a regular basis. However, lack of proper training often leads to injuries or can even end with a fatality. This session covers proper usage of below the hook devices such as chain and wire rope slings, shackles and eye bolts. The presenter also covers how to employ safe lifting angles, read load calculations, acknowledge proper procedures, and follow the necessary requirements to make a safe lift for both individuals and group rigging applications.

Learning Objectives:
Explain the proper terminology for equipment
Describe nylon and polyester, chain, and wire rope sling use, inspection and care
Discuss the proper use of hooks and shackles
Summarize rigging equipment interaction with cranes
Identify how to plan a safe lift

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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