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Hoisting and Rigging

This course gives participants a basic knowledge of the principles related to safe hoisting and rigging practices in the construction industry.

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Course Description

Hoisting and Rigging – Basic Safety Training

Course Location: Resident and on-site

Maximum Class Size: 12 Students

Course Duration: 1 day - Classroom and Practical

After completion of this course, you should be able to understand:

  • Legislation and Standards
  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
  • Hazard Assessment, Elimination, and Control
  • Entanglement
  • Confined Spaces
  • Weather Considerations
  • Job Site Rules and Regulations
  • PPE
  • Communication – Hand Signals
  • Choosing the Right Equipment
  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Reporting Deficiencies
  • Determining the Centre of Gravity
  • Safe Operating Envelope
  • Minimum Safe Approach Distance
  • Load Limitations and Calculations
  • Load Control
  • Rigging Techniques

After successful completion of this course the student will be issued a certificate of completion.


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