OSHA Rigging - Inspection and
Upon completion of this course operating personnel will be able to describe the three basic components of rigging safety, job planning, inspection of tools and equipment, and the proper use of equipment. The Operating Personnel will be able to state the five steps of planning a safe rigging job, perform basic calculations for the area of a square, the volume of a cube, the volume of a cylinder, and the radius of a circle to determine the weight of a load. Also, calculate the weight and center of gravity of a load, determine sling tension by referencing the manufacturer’s data sheets, inspect the rigging equipment including wire rope, slings, chains, eyebolts, shackles, turnbuckles, hoists, lifting beams, spreader bars, and snatch blocks in accordance with OSHA regulations. Operators will be able to state safe rigging practices and explain the proper use of rigging equipment, including Identifying the standard hand signals used in rigging.