Rigging Safety - Online

25 minutes
Course Cost: 

This lesson will teach you how to safely rig loads that will be moved by cranes, hoists, or other equipment. This includes inspecting and selecting rigging equipment, planning a lift, determining load’s weight and center of gravity, using sling angle charts, securing the load to the lifting device, safe work practices during the lift, and proper inspection, maintenance, and storage of rigging equipment.

Accommodations and language services

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  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at dso@uw.edu.
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at ehstrain@uw.edu
Intended Audience 

All personnel who use cranes, hoists, chain-falls, or other equipment to lift loads.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201