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Course Details

Lifting & Rigging Equipment

Istanbul, Turkey
From Date: 25-Sep-2023   
To Date: 29-Sep-2023

The course provides a blend of theoretical instruction and practical exercises in rigging, slinging and lifting operations. The successful trainee shall gain an understanding of the related legislation and procedures involved for safely conducting rigging, slinging and lifting operations.


During the course participants will learn to a basic level of competence safe rigging  and lifting various types of loads and safe working practices when working with wire ropes, slings and lifting appliances and routine inspection and maintenance of lifting appliances.




Basic Rigging and lifting

  • Rigging and lifting  legislation and standards
  • Lifting  responsibility 
  • Safe systems of work, risk assessment of lifting activities
  • Rigging and lifting principles and terminology
  • Types of rigging and lifting equipment
  • Mobile crane
  • Overhead crane
  • Wire ropes
  • Chain block
  • Fabric slings
  • Shackles and eyebolts
  • Beam clamps and trolleys
  • Pre and post use inspection of rigging equipment

Safe Use Rigging and Slinging

  • Safe and correct use of equipment
  • Certification of  lifting equipment
  • Crane operation
  • Equipment marking and selection
  • Load weight estimation and center of gravity
  • Sling angles
  • Sling stress
  • Load placement
  • dynamic factors
  • Disconnection of lifting equipment
  • Hand signals and use of portable radios
  • Awareness of crane operating principles
  • Awareness of conflicting activities
  • Environmental factors

Practical Exercises

    • Inspection of loads and planning of lifts
    • Risk assessment for lifting operations
    • Selection of lifting equipment
    • Attaching of lifting equipment
    • Moving loads using specific lifting techniques including:
      • Cross hauling / transferring loads
      • Lifting equipment change during lift

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Define Management Consultancy & Training Certificate of course completion will be issued to all attendees.


A highly interactive combination of lectures and discussion sessions will be managed to maximize the amount and quality of information and knowledge transfer. The sessions will start by raising the most relevant questions, and motivate everybody find the right answers. The delegates will also be encouraged to raise their own questions and to share in the development of the right answers using their own analysis and experiences. 

  • 30% Lectures
  • 30% Workshops and work presentation
  • 20% Group Work& Practical Exercises
  • 20% Videos& General Discussions

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