Rigging Slinging & Banksman (3 Day)

Scheduled Course Dates

Course Date Location Delegates  
21st Aug 17 | 9:00am Canada
5th Sep 17 | 9:00 am Canada
18th Sep 17 | 9:00 am Canada
2nd Oct 17 | 9:00 am Canada
16th Oct 17 | 9:00 am Canada
30th Oct 17 | 9:00 am Canada
14th Nov 17 | 9:00am Canada
27th Nov 17 | 9:00am Canada
18th Dec 17 | 9:00am Canada
15th Jan 18 | 9:00am Canada
29th Jan 18 | 9:00am Canada
*Please contact us to arrange alternative course dates, if none of these are suitable.
*Courses cannot be booked less than 2 hours before they are due to start. Please contact us to check late availability.

Course Details

Section 1: Rigging Procedures and Precautions

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Procedures and Precautions
  • Determining Load Weights
  • Center of Gravity

Section 2: Wire Ropes

  • Wire Rope: Care, Maintenance and Inspection
  • Factor of Safety
  • Wire Rope Slings: Configuration, Care, Maintenance, and Inspection
  • Safe Work Practices

Section 3: Slings

  • Slings: Configuration, Hardware
  • Safe Working Load
  • Synthetic Webbing Slings

Section 4: Chain Slings

  • Chain Sling: Configuration, Hardware
  • Safe Working Load
  • Safe Work Practices

Section 5: Rigging Hardware

  • Shackles, Turnbuckles, Wire Rope Clips
  • Blocks, Eyebolts, Hooks
  • Thimbles, Sockets, Sheaves

Section 6: Hand Signals

  • Precautions and Procedures
  • Hand Signals

Section 7: Knots, Bends and Hitches

  • Knots: Square, Heaving Line, Figure 8, etc.
  • Bends: Fisherman, Sheet, Carrick, etc.
  • Hitches: Timber, Clove

Section 8: Color Coding

  • Color Coding Procedures

Section 9: Radio Communication

  • Safe Use of a Radio
  • Sample of Radio Direction

Section 10: Jacks, Rollers and Relative Devices

  • Jacks: Ratchet, Hydraulic
  • Safe Practices for Jacks
  • Rollers
  • Safe Practices for Rollers
  • Inclined Planes

Section 11: Hoists, Winches and Related Devices

  • Anchor Points
  • Hoists: Chain, Lever-Operated, etc.
  • Winches

PPE Required on Days 2 & 3 include:

  • CSA Approved Hard Hat
  • CSA Approved Safety Boots
  • CSA Approved Safety Glasses
  • Work Gloves
  • Coveralls

 

*Course includes the cost of the NSL: Rigging & Lifting Handbook