RIGGING SAFETY


Section I: Introduction to Health & Safety
The course begins with an introduction to health and safety, emphasizing on the importance of looking after oneself and fellow colleagues by following Health and Safety guidelines, aiming at instigating a change in the attitude of the individual, which in turn starts the development towards a positive Health & Safety culture.

Section II: Basic terminologies in Health and Safety
The basic Health & Safety terminologies used in day to day activity are elaborated so that the staff develops a correct perception of what they are dealing with on site and which proves very helpful when progressing through the course.

Section III: Introduction to Rigging Gear
This section introduces the participants to different types of Slings, Beams, Rigging Hardware and Lifting devices.

Section IV: Introductory Video
The participants are introduced to the overall concept of Rigging Safety in this brief and interesting Video

Section V: Basic Concepts of Load Safety
This Section Discusses in detail the Load slippage, Load, Sling and workforce protection, Effect of the surrounding environment, Load ratings and Crane Safety.

Section VI: Use and Inspection Needs
A detailed discussion of Pre-Use inspections, and Inspection and use of different types of Shackles, Links, Hooks, Eyebolts, Turnbuckles, Plate Clamps, Beam Clamps, Slings and End Fittings.

Section VII: Load Handling Operation
This section discusses Sling Hitches, Load weight, Sling Angle Stress, Center of Gravity, and Calculation of Sling Stress.

Section VIII: Hand Signals
This section covers the different Hand Signals used to guide the Crane operator and how to safely perform the Hand Signaling operation

Section IX: PPE
PPE and its requirements and how PPE makes the job easier, safer and efficient.