Rigging: Basic Lifting

4.1 13 Reviews SKU: AMRLL00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with the proper use of devices designed to lift and move loads. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe how to use a simple block and tackle, a compound block and tackle, a hoist, a jack, a winch, a turnbuckle, and a load leveler. They should also be able to describe the effects of sling angles and hitch patterns on a slings lifting ability.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the parts of a simple block and tackle.
  • Describe the proper use of a simple block and tackle.
  • Identify the parts of a typical compound block and tackle.
  • Describe inspections that are typically performed before a compound block and tackle is used.
  • Explain what is involved in reeving a block and tackle.
  • Describe the proper use of a compound block and tackle.
  • Define the term "mechanical advantage."
  • Explain how to use a formula to select the appropriate block and tackle needed to lift a given weight.
  • Describe the basic operation of a chain hoist.
  • Describe the basic operation of a come-along.
  • Describe the basic operation of a ratchet jack.
  • Describe the basic operation of a screw jack.
  • Describe the basic operation of a hydraulic jack.
  • Describe basic safety precautions associated with using a jack.
  • Describe the basic operation of a winch.
  • Describe the effects of sling angles on a sling's lifting capacity.
  • Describe the effects of hitch patterns on a sling's lifting capacity.
  • Describe how a turnbuckle can be used to adjust sling length.
  • Describe how a load leveler can be used to balance a load.

Customer Reviews

8/21/2019

Knew nothing about rigging, and this provided a great overview

“Knew nothing about rigging, and this provided a great overview.”

Colton H. Verified Customer

8/8/2019

great

“great”

Tremayne B. Verified Customer

5/23/2019

very informative

“very informative”

TROY C. Verified Customer

5/9/2019

didn't apply to me but had very good info in it

“This course didn't apply to me but it had very good info in it.”

BRADEY N. Verified Customer

4/16/2019

to long

“to long”

ROBERT H. Verified Customer

4/11/2019

great course

“Great course.”

ERIK P. Verified Customer

4/9/2019

Good Course

“A good course to take and learn because you never know when you will be using rigging and hoisting on land.”

BOBBY F. Verified Customer

4/7/2019

Good for people who actually have to use any of the equipment in this course.

“Good for people who actually have to use any of the equipment in this course.”

BRIAN W. Verified Customer

4/4/2019

Lovely Course

“Lovely Course.”

BRAD F. Verified Customer

4/4/2019

great course it was easy to follow and understand

“Great course as it was easy to follow and understand.”

BARRY H. Verified Customer

4/1/2019

A lot of knowledge was gained from this lesson. I feel more confident being in a rigging situation

“A lot of knowledge was gained from this lesson. I feel more confident being in a rigging situation now.”

STEPHEN L. Verified Customer

2/11/2019

The mechanics pf advancing through this course differ from typical Red vector courses. It took awhi

“The mechanics pf advancing through this course differ from typical Red vector courses. It took awhile to adjust to the advancing arrows.”

Michael R. Verified Customer

1/24/2019

no answer

“no answer”

LOGAN S. Verified Customer

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