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Advanced Rigging and Slinging (Rigger II)

Course Objectives

Gain understanding of the legal provisions concerning lifting operation.
Understand the effect of hitches and angles in lifting various lifting operations.
Have knowledge of lifting gear inspection.
Effectively carry out his duty as a competent rigger.

Course Prerequisite

At least 21 years of age.
Capable of reading and understanding the English language
Has a basic rigging and slinging (Rigger I) certificate along with decent knowledge in cranes and lifting operations.

Course Outline

Rigger duties and responsibilities
Terms and definitions of various lifting/rigging terminology
Introduction to various types of slings (webbing slings, wire rope slings and chain slings)
Pre-use inspection of various types of slings
Rejection criteria of lifting accessories
Types of lifting hitches
Sling angles
Determining the slings capacity
Types of Shackles, eye bolts and hooks, chain block , turn buckles and their inspection
Proper lifting techniques
Common lifting hazards
Communication and Hand Signals during Lifting
Hazards associated with cranes operation
Practical Session
Assessment

Course Duration

1 day

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