Crane And Hoist Rigging Safety (ENGLISH Only)

Native Education & Training College
Of Business, Healthcare,
Human Services & Technology

147 McIntyre St. W., Suite 101, North Bay, ON P1B 2Y5
Toll Free: 1.800.267.2577 Fax: 705.497.7839

Crane And Hoist Rigging Safety (ENGLISH Only)

Rigging is a very important element of safety for the use of lifting equipment. Dangerous rigging can lead to instability or a drop of the load, which can lead to property damage or injury. A properly rigged load is stable, safe, consistent with equipment capabilities, and minimally hazardous to personnel and equipment.

Target Audience

Crane operators and workers who are responsible of preparing loads to be moved.


• Define and describe rigging and slings

• State the importance of rigging to crane operations

• Identify the different types of sling materials

• Describe the different types of sling hitches

• Identify guidelines for safe rigging including sling angle, load balancing

• Describe inspection guidelines for wire rope, chains, and hooks

• Identify guidelines for rigging storage

Course Content/ Educational Approach

Training based on high-quality, realistic 3D simulations that allow learners to clearly visualize risk situations and applicable solutions. Many interactions are included throughout the course to ensure the learners’ participation and understanding.

Duration: 35 minutes

Evaluation: Built-in exam

Passing Score: 85%

Price: $49.95


Internet connection, computer speakers or headphones required.

The duration of the training is a general indication and may vary from one person to another.

This training is recognized by the following client corporations:


Aluminerie Alouette

ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada


Arrimage Québec


Elkem Métal Canada Inc.


Exceldor Coopérative

Finkl Steel


Glencore – Mine Raglan

IOC Labrador

IOC Sept-Îles

Kidd Operations



Quebec Iron Ore inc. (Minerai de fer Québec inc.)

Rio Tinto – 2028 Mellon

Rio Tinto – Alma

Rio Tinto – Beauharnois

Rio Tinto – Complexe Jonquière

Rio Tinto – CRDA

Rio Tinto – Dubuc

Rio Tinto – Grande-Baie

Rio Tinto – Installations Portuaires

Rio Tinto – Laterrière

Rio Tinto – Énergie Électrique/Manoir

Rio Tinto Aluminum

SFP Pointe-Noire


Tafisa Canada