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Fundamentals of Rigging Training

  Rigging Course – Classroom Based (5-6 hours approximately)

  In a setting of your choice (on-site, lunchroom, meeting room) participants will utilize training materials, videos, and assessments to build their knowledge of rigging.

  Topics covered in the training utilize the ASME standards, Worksafe BC Regulations and Users Guide for Lifting pocket size Rigging Card. 

  Classroom based training allows participants to ask questions and have support during the training day.

  Participants receive a Card upon completion of the course, but please note, it is up to an employer to determine if the individual is “qualified” to be a rigger.

   Topics covered include:

  1. Pre-lift hazard assessments

  2. Manufacturer Responsibilities

  3. Rigger Responsibilities

  4. Wire rope construction

  5. Safety factors and safe working load limits

  6. Below the Hook Lifting Devices

  7. Rope and sling inspections

  8. Hoist line installation procedures

  9. Types of rigging hitches

  10. Determining sling types, sizes and configurations using sling capacity charts

  11. D/d ratios

  12. Sling center of gravity

  13. Rigging hardware

  14. Crane and hoist signals

  15. Radio Protocols and Radio Etiquette

  16. Working with the crane and working in the blind

  17. Electrical Limits of Approach

  Classes occur at a location of your choice utilizing your company Covid       Protocols.

  Brown bagging lunch is encouraged. 


   Owner and Trainer, Dwayne DeCol has more than 30 years in the Tower Crane business. He is motivated by ‘safety first’ operating and rigging and has a stellar reputation in the field.

   Dwayne has worked as an operator/rigger, and participated in the erection/dismantle of nearly every crane he has worked with.

   Dwayne holds a Red Seal Tower Crane Qualification and was asked by ITA and did participate in creating a National Red Seal licensing exam for Tower Crane operators in Ottawa.

   He has operated and rigged for/on a variety of Tower and Mobile Cranes.  

   Dwayne’s reputation, experience and need for safety led him to start Wet Coast Rigging and Training, to provide a rigging course taught by crane experts in BC.





Dwayne DeCol                    
Cell-778 863 8669
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