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Joemarine Institute Of Nautical Studies


Course Overview:

Rigger Training program is specifically designed to upgrade the existing knowledge and skill levels of basic and trainee riggers. The absence of good rigging practices and lack of hands-on training contributes to a large percentage of material handling accidents.

The program focuses on determining the correct size and type of rigging equipment required to safely perform lifting operations. The information in this two-day program provided in the classroom is reinforced with hands-on application sessions with rigging gear.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the training, the participant should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic requirements of legislation, their legal obligations, and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of force influences, sling configurations, and safety procedures
  • Select appropriate lifting equipment for each lift etc.

Course Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Slinging and safe working loads
  • Weight of load
  • Stacking
  • Crane safety
  • Slings, Flexible steel wire rope (FSWR)
  • Chain (grade 80 & 100)
  • Flat webbing and round synthetic slings
  • Fiber/Synthetic rope
  • Lifting Accessories etc.