Course curriculum

  • 1
    Rigging and Cranes
    • Introduction to Rigger 1 Training
    • Disclaimer
    • Definition of a Rigger
    • Table of Contents
    • Riggers Responsibilities
    • Summary of Rigger responsibilities
    • Rigging Hazards
    • Qualified Rigger
    • Crane and Rigging accidents
    • November 8, 2010
    • Mobile Cranes
    • Rough Terrain Cranes
    • Lattice Boom Cranes
    • Dedicated Pile Driving Cranes
    • Tower Cranes
    • Gantry Cranes
    • Bridge Cranes
    • Jib Cranes
    • Travel Lift
    • Crane Inspections
    • Crane Inspection Details
    • Risk
    • Who is Responsible for Safe Rigging?
    • Introduction Quiz
  • 2
    Section 1 Safety and Standards
    • Section 1 Safety and Standards
    • OSHA 1926.1404(r)(1)
    • Employer Responsibility
    • Worker Responsibility
    • OSHA
    • (CFR 29) OSHA 1910.184 (b)
    • Fatal 4
    • 10 Commandments of a Safe Workplace
    • Doing the Job Right
    • OSHA Regulations
    • ASME
    • STANDARDS
    • WARNINGS
    • ASME B30.9
    • Documenting
    • Qualified Rigger
    • Who are these People
    • Designated Person
    • Competent Person
    • Fabricator
    • Manufacturer's Responsibility
    • Section 1 Quiz
  • 3
    Section 2 Inspections
    • Inspections
    • When was your Last Inspection?
    • Types of Rigging Equipment
    • The 4 sling inspections
    • Reasons for Inspecting
    • What Crosby has to say about sling inspections
    • Temperatures
    • Section 2 Quiz
  • 4
    Section 3 Wire Rope Slings
    • Wire Rope Slings
    • Wire Rope Machine
    • Wire Rope Components
    • Cores
    • Wire Rope Lay
    • Wire Rope Temperatures
    • Broken Wires Requiring Removal From Service
    • Broken Wire at a Fitting
    • Wires requiring Immediate removal
    • Valley Break
    • 10-5
    • Cable Laid Slings
    • Broken Wires
    • 6 Part Braided Slings
    • Wire Rope Slings
    • 9-Part Braided Slings
    • Wire Rope Slings
    • Broken Wires on Cranes
    • Cracked Fitting
    • Overloaded Sling Eye
    • The Breaking of an Eye
    • Wire Rope Diameter
    • Wire Rope Damage
    • Commonly Used Wire Ropes
    • Wire Rope Classifications
    • Compacted Wire Ropes
    • Wire Rope Sling Chart
    • Crane Drums
    • Section 3 Quiz
  • 5
    Section 4 Chain Slings
    • Chain Slings
    • Inspections
    • Sling Inspection Regulations
    • Chain Sling Damage
    • Measuring Link Wear
    • Reach Dimension
    • Alloy Steel Chain Slings
    • OSHA Removal Regulations
    • Elongation
    • Weld Steel Chain Grades
    • Gold Colored Chain Restriction
    • Working Limit of CM Grade Chain
    • Mechanical Coupling Links
    • Chain Capacity Chart
    • 3 and 4 Legged Chains
    • Chain Damage
    • Configuration Examples
    • Chain Sling Capacities
    • Section 4 Quiz
  • 6
    Section 5 Web Slings
    • Sling Protection
    • Maximum Sling Temperature
    • Synthetic Web Slings
    • Red Core Yarn
    • Take Out of Service
    • Sling Strength Factors
    • Class 7 Capacity
    • Section 5 Quiz
  • 7
    Section 6 Round Slings
    • Roundsling Safety
    • Roundsling Anatomy
    • Shackle Size
    • Bearing Surface
    • Sling Inspection
    • Capacity Color Code
    • Round Slings & Water
    • Round Slings
    • Section 6 Quiz
  • 8
    Section 7 Mesh Slings
    • Ordering Metal Mesh Slings
    • Metal Mesh Sling Replacement
    • Roughneck Wire Mesh Slings
    • Metal Mesh Slings
    • Metal Mesh Specs
    • Sling Damage Prevention
    • Section 7 Quiz
  • 9
    Section 8 A Rigging Hardware And Hooks
    • Rigging Hardware
    • Training Requirement
    • Shackle in a Eyebolt
    • Shackles
    • Shackle Inspection
    • Shackle Markings
    • Connections and Pins
    • Shackle and Sling Use
    • Super Strong Carbon
    • Hooks
    • Damaged Hooks
    • Hook Connections
    • Proper Hook Attachment
    • Section 8 A Quiz
  • 10
    Section 8 B Turnbuckles Eye bolts and hoist rings
    • Turnbuckles
    • Jaw Turnbuckle
    • Turnbuckle Load Limits
    • Crosby Links, Rings & Turnbuckles
    • Shouldered Eye Bolts
    • Thread Engagement
    • Eyebolt Temperature Limits
    • Crosby Shouldered Eyebolts
    • Eye Plane
    • Swivel Hoist Rings
    • Hoist Rings
    • Eyebolts
    • Section 8 B Quiz
  • 11
    Section 8 C Wire rope clips Blocks and sheaves
    • Wire Rope Clip Restrictions
    • Wire Rope Clip Use
    • Splicing Wire Rope
    • Minimum Tail Length
    • Wire Rope Clips
    • Wire Clip Failure
    • Blocks and Sheaves
    • Sheave Groove Clearance
    • Section 8 C Quiz
  • 12
    Section 9 Plate clamps, Magnet lifters and Vacume lifters
    • Plate Clamps
    • Plate Clamp Inspection
    • Plate Clamps
    • Damaged Clamp Teeth
    • Clamp Safety
    • Plate Clamps
    • Lifting Magnet
    • Magnet Lifters
    • Vacuum Lifters
    • Section 9 Quiz
  • 13
    Section 10 lifting beams and below the hook lifters
    • Below the Hook Lifters
    • Section 10 Quiz
  • 14
    Section 11 Manual hoist
    • Manual Hoists
    • Manual Hoist Picture
    • Chain Weld Direction
    • Chain Wear Inspection
    • Lever Operated Hoist
    • Section 11 Quiz
  • 15
    Section 12 WLL, Overhead lifting and Rigging plans
    • Design Factor
    • Working Load Limit
    • Lifting Height
    • What is Overhead Lifting
    • Basic Rigging
    • Safe Operation
    • The Rigging Plan
    • Controlling the Load
    • Section 12 Quiz
  • 16
    Section 13 Sling hitches, Shackles and Sling protection
    • Basic Hitches
    • Hitches
    • Standard Choke Hitch
    • Double Wrapped Choke Hitch
    • Double Wrap Basket Hitch
    • Rigging Loose Bundles
    • Single Choker Hitch
    • Choke Reductions
    • Choke Capacity Adjustment
    • Edge Protection
    • Shackle Use
    • Shackle and Sling Use
    • Section 13 Quiz
  • 17
    Section 14 Wire rope D/d, Chain D/d and included angles
    • Determining Load Weight
    • Determining Load Weight 1
    • Determining Load Weight 2
    • D/d Ratios
    • Wire Rope Hitches
    • Wire Rope Slings
    • Chain D/d
    • Chain Sling Connections
    • Hook Angles
    • Connections
    • Minimum Sling Angle
    • Beer Facts
    • Beer Question
    • How heavy is Beer?
    • How much does Beer Weigh?
    • Sling Overload
    • Section 14 Quiz
  • 18
    Section 15 Drifting loads, Calculating tensions and sling angles
    • Drifting Loads
    • Sling Angles
    • Crushing Load
    • Angles of Loading
    • Determining Sling Angle
    • Tension Calculators
    • Calculating Tensions
    • Right Angle Triangles
    • Angles of Loading
    • Section 15 Quiz
  • 19
    Section 16 Center of gravity and calculating tensions
    • Center of Gravity
    • Rigging to Center of Gravity 2
    • Calculating Leg Tensions
  • 20
    Section 17 Load Stability and weight
    • Load Stability
    • Center of Gravity
    • Load Details
    • Section 17 Quiz
  • 21
    Section 18 Size exercise
    • Size Exercise
    • Chain Sling Work Loads
    • Hoist Rings & Shackles
    • Web Sling Exercise
    • Sling Capacity Chart
    • Crosby Shouldered Eye Bolts
    • Carbon Shackle WLL
    • Sling Exercise 1
    • Sling Exercise 2
    • Wire Rope Sling Capacities
    • Section 18 Quiz
  • 22
    Section 19 knots, Rigging plan and fall Zone
    • Basic Knots
    • Rigging Plan
    • Landing the Load
    • The Fall Zone
    • Riggers in the Fall Zone
    • Keep Clear of the Load
    • Area Clear
    • Section 19 Quiz
  • 23
    Section 20 Lift Plans, Power lines and Tag lines
    • Lift Plans
    • Critical Lift Plan
    • Power Line Levels
    • Overhead Hazards
    • Electrical Hazards
    • Power Line Awareness
    • Signalperson Requirements
    • Tag Line Exercise
    • Tag Lines
    • Section 20 Quiz
  • 24
    Section 21 Congratulations
    • Summary
    • Congratulations
    • Thank you