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Indoor Hoisting and Rigging – Canada


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
This course is designed to educate the worker on the significant safety issues to be considered while moving large, heavy loads associated with today's manufacturing and construction industries. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements and best practice guidelines. Learner objectives for this course are to specify general safety issues of cranes, hoisting, and rigging; define the purpose of the crane safety program; describe general inspection practices; describe testing practices; describe basic load handling considerations; specify operator responsibilities; and recognize standard hand signals. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Pinchin Group of Companies, an environmental, health and safety consulting firm with offices across Canada.

Target Audience
All rigging personnel as it pertains to their job description

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Indoor Hoisting and Rigging – Canada

  • identify the hazards associated with cranes
  • identify characteristics of safe crane operation
  • identify general inspection practices
  • identify basic load handling considerations
  • identify operator responsibilities
  • identify safe practices for signalers
  • Course Number:
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