Course Content:

  1. Definitions – review basic rigging terms and applications.
  2. Sling Types – wire rope, alloy chain, synthetic web and roundslings.
  3. Sling Types cont’d. – advantages, disadvantages and removal criteria for each.
  4. Hardware Types – shackles, hooks, eyebolts, swivel hoist rings and turnbuckles.
  5. Hardware Types cont’d. – advantages, disadvantages and removal criteria for each.
  6. Center of Gravity – effects on suspended load.
  7. Taglines – basic do’s and don’ts.
  8. Hitch Types – vertical, choker & basket.
  9. Load Angle Factors – calculating force on sling based on angle.