Rigging

Intro to Machine Rigging 110

This class covers basic rigging equipment, calculating loads, inspecting equipment, and following safety precautions.

  • Difficulty Beginner

  • Format Online

  • Number of Lessons 15

  • Language English

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Course Outline
  • Objectives
  • What Is Rigging?
  • Basic Lifting Devices
  • Jacking Devices
  • Heavy Lifting Devices
  • Ropes
  • Chains
  • Slings
  • Attachment Devices
  • Eye Splices
  • Knots, Hitches, and Lashings
  • Load Calculation
  • Safety
  • Inspection
  • Summary
Objectives
  • Define machine rigging.
  • Describe basic lifting devices.
  • Describe jacks.
  • Distinguish between cranes, gantry cranes, and derricks.
  • Describe the characteristics of rope.
  • Describe the characteristics of chains.
  • List the different types of slings.
  • Distinguish between hooks, eyebolts, and shackles.
  • Describe eye splices.
  • Distinguish between knots, hitches, and lashings.
  • Explain how to calculate a load.
  • Describe basic safety precautions for rigging.
  • Describe rigging inspection procedures.