Basic Rigging Safety Course
This one day course is designed for anyone working in the construction, fabrication industry or anyone who works in the vicinity of cranes (indoor cranes or hoisting mobile cranes). This course emphasis the importance of following Workplace Safety & Health Regulations 217/2006 and to have knowledge and competency when working with rigging equipment.
- The course objective will provide participants with the knowledge to safely assist in rigging. All materials covered are in accordance with the Manitoba Safety & Health Regulations 217/2006 and Canadian Standards Association Z150. Each participant will be given sufficient knowledge to effectively assist in basic rigging, foresee a potential problem, risks involved in rigging.
The course will cover:
- Types of rigging (synthetic slings: web and round)
- Wire rope: standing and running ropes, chain slings, hooks, shackles etc.)
- Inspection of rigging, safe handling of rigging.
- Storage of rigging.
- Selection of rigging.
- Rigging procedures.
- Hands on demonstrations.
- Communication and hand signals.
- Participants receive a work book.
Benefits of the Program:
- Less accidents because the workforce will be better educated and aware of the potential risks
- Less time loss claims for the WCB system
- Less insurance costs for the contractors and the owners when accidents occur
- A better understanding of the potential hazards around workers;
- Less deaths
**This is not a course for the inexperienced.
Passing grade of 70%.