Rigging Level 1

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Target Audience
Novice or Experienced Riggers. Site Specific and On Site Training Available.

Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend Fundamentals and Regulations
  • Understand Safe Procedures and Eliminating Potential Hazards
  • Identify Components and their Functions
  • Understand Equipment Specifications, Limitations, Inspection & Care
  • Understand Methods to Preform Safe Loading, Unloading and Lifting of Materials


  • WorkSafeBC Rules, Regulations and Requirements
  • Different Types of Rigging Hardware
  • Selecting the Proper Rigging for the Task
  • Pre-Use Inspections
  • Working Load Limits (W.L.L.)
  • Design Safety Factors
  • Determine the Loads Center of Gravity
  • Determining Load and Material Weights
  • Sling Angle Capacities
  • Rigging to Change from Vertical to Horizontal and Horizontal to Vertical
  • Safe Rigging Techniques
  • ANSI Certified Hand Signals
  • Safe Work Practices and Procedures

Required Time

  • 8 Hour Course – Theory and Practical
  • Recertification Dependent on Class Size 4hrs (approx.)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Theory (Require 80% for Pass)
  • Student Demonstration (Require 80% for Pass)


Understand the Following

  • Rules, Regulations, and Standards Governing the Safe Use of Rigging Hardware
  • Components and their Functions
  • Acceptance and Rejection Criteria
  • Knowledge of S.W.L. and W.L.L.
  • Calculating the Loads Center of Gravity
  • Load and Material Weights
  • Sling Angle Limitations and Precautions
  • Capabilities, Capacities and Limitations of Rigging Hardware
  • Rigging and Hoisting Hazards
  • Overall Hardware Care and Maintenance

Delivery Method for this Training is Divided Into

  • Theory – Manuals, PowerPoint, & Videos
  • Practical – Student Demonstration and Assessment

This Course Follows WorkSafeBC Regulations and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations (OHSR). Also, Including Canadian Standard Association (CSA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Visit WorkSafeBC.com

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