Rigging & Slinging


By the end of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Improve his knowledge of how to use safe practices.

  • Improve safety consciousness in crane operations.

  • Improve his knowledge of the correct use of various types of lifting equipment and the correct techniques for rigging and slinging.


  • This course complies with the American standards for personnel involved in crane load rigging and handling loads.
  • Certification of lifting equipment.
  • Labeling.
  • Chain – lifting equipment.
  • Straps.
  • Ropes.
  • Shackles.
  • Eye bolts.
  • Sheaves and Blocks.
  • Soft slings.
  • Original man's duty.
  • Crane signals.
  • Safety rules.
  • The personnel basket.
  • Rope splicing techniques.
  • Correct use of lifting gear.
  • Inspection and rejecting rules.
  • Planning the lift.
  • Tag lines.
  • The knuckle – boom crane.
  • Group work exercise.
  • Lessons learned from typical accidents.

Who Can Benefit?

Personnel involved in crane load rigging and handling loads.

Roustabout and higher positions.