RIGGING, SLINGING AND BANKSMEN

Rigging, Slinging and Banksmen

COURSE OUTLINE

This 3 day course is designed to provide workers with a familiarization of the basic rigging and slinging concepts.  


WE WILL:

    

· Familiarize workers with the proper use of slings and associated rigging equipment.

· The proper pre-use inspection procedures of rigging equipment.

· Load weight estimations and the importance of proper sling angles.

· Demonstrate and practice safe lifting practices and procedures, making lifts with manually operated devices as well as cranes.

· Familiarize workers with the proper use of slings and associated rigging equipment.

· The proper pre-use inspection procedures of rigging equipment.

· Load weight estimations and the importance of proper sling angles.

· Demonstrate and practice safe lifting practices and procedures, making lifts with manually operated devices as well as cranes.

  

COURSE OVERVIEW


Chapter 1: Rigging Procedures and Precautions

Chapter 2: Wire Rope

Chapter 3: Slings

Chapter 4: Chain Slings

Chapter 5: Rigging Hardware

Chapter 6: Hand Signals

Chapter 7: Knots, Bends and Hitches

Chapter 8: Color Coding of Rigging Equipment

Chapter 9: Radio Communication in Rigging

Chapter 10: Jacks, Rollers and Related Devices

Chapter 11: Hoists, Winches and Related Devices

Chapter 12: Hoists, Winches and Related Devices

Chapter 13: Occupational Health and Safety Regulations


Exam

Practical

 ·  Practical component of 3 Day Rigging, Slinging and Banksman course consist of thorough inspections of 12 different pieces of equipment covered in course. These equipment inspections cover shackles, wire rope slings, synthetic slings, chain, turnbuckles, pad eyes, beam clamps, beam trolleys, chain hoists, lever hoists, snatch blocks, eye bolts and tirfors. Day 3 consists of lift planning and moving loads with hand operated equipment such as lever and chain hoists, proper rigging procedures, use of knots and tag lines will be practiced as well. Once all lifts are completed, students will then use a crane to practice rigging loads, handling loads and signaling loads in an outside environment.