Rigging Safety

    Rigging Safety

    Course Overview

    This intermediate online safety course reviews Rigging safety and covers basic rigging terminology, practices and shows you how to avoid a rigging failure or accident. This course will not go into sufficient detail to provide you with the training to achieve Competent Person status. However, it will provide understanding of basic rigging terminology and rigging practices so that you can be somewhat confident when observing rigging operations in the field.

    Intended Audience

    This online Rigging Safety course is intended for all employees and employers at the work site.

    • Construction Workers
    • Construction Foremen
    • Construction Supervisors

    Learning Objectives

    ClickSafety's Rigging Safety course will teach you proper rigging practices, including why safe rigging is important, the concept of a safe working load, the safety factor and what is and is not acceptable as rigging material. You will become familiar with proper safety related to wire rope and wire rope slings, various types of fiber rope and chains. You will learn when you can use synthetic slings, when a sling is damaged and must be removed, as well as good and poor rigging practices.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Rigging
    • Importance of Rigging Safety
    • General Rigging
    • Wire Rope
    • Fiber Rope
    • Chains
    • Synthetic Web Slings
    • Rigging Practices
    • Rigging Hardware
    • Situational Analysis


    • Safe Working Load
    • Wire Rope
    • Wire Rope Slings
    • Fiber Rope
    • Rigging Practices

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s online Rigging Safety course teaches safe rigging operation. When you have successfully completed this rigging safety course, you will have covered the basics of rigging safety, including:

    • Terminology
    • The importance of load capacity
    • Good and poor rigging practices
    • The importance of safe practice
    • Rigging equipment and hardware

    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080