Crane and Rigging [3621]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Short North Ballroom A

   Robert Siemens, Sr. Trainer, Royal Arc

Track: Industrial Safety
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 a fatality. The presenter covers proper usage of below-the-hook devices such as chain and wire rope slings, shackles and eye bolts. He 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 individuals and group rigging applications.

Learning Objectives:
Explain rigging inspection procedures and safety planning
Describe how to inspect chain and wire rope for defects
Describe nylon and polyester sling inspection and care

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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