Rigging, Part 2

3.0 1 Review SKU: TDRI200CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach rigging skills required for tasks often performed in line work. The course demonstrates how to rig to lift a conductor and how to rig to take the strain from a conductor at a dead end. Rigging to lift and move a piece of equipment and the use of a gin pole are also demonstrated. Safety is emphasized throughout the course. At the conclusion of this course, participants should have a basic understanding of how to rig to lift a conductor, how to rig to take strain at a dead end, how to lift and move a load, and how to use a gin pole. They should understand how to maintain safe working clearances around energized lines and how to avoid overloading rigging equipment.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Rigging Safety
  • State three basic guidelines for rigging a job safely.
  • Identify several types of basic rigging tools and describe how they are safely used.
  • Structural Safety
  • Identify three types of stress that can be created by the application of a mechanical force.
  • Define the following terms: “elastic limit,” “ultimate strength,” “working stress limit,” and “design safety factor.”
  • Describe the effects of stress caused by rigging on a structure.
  • Transformer Rigging
  • Describe a general procedure (involving rigging) for replacing three single-phase transformers with three larger units.
  • Rigging a Running Corner
  • Describe a general procedure (involving rigging) for changing out an insulator on a running corner.
  • Crossarm Changeout
  • Describe a general procedure (involving rigging) for replacing a wooden crossarm.
  • Transferring Secondary Lines
  • Describe a general procedure (involving rigging) for transferring secondary lines from one dead-end utility pole to another.

Customer Reviews

5/11/2019

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