Safe Rigging: The Use of Slings

Moxie Media 38 minutes

Current work rules and government regulations place full responsibility for proper rigging performance upon the crane operator and rigger. It is the rigger's duty to be familiar with the condition and capability of all tools and equipment used, as well as techniques employed.

Topics Include:
Rigging Fundamentals.
Know Your Lift.
The three parts of the lift.
Lifting devices.
Determining the hitch.
Determining load weight.
Selecting, inspecting, and storing the sling.
Controlling movement.

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Moxie Media

For over 36 years, Moxie Media has been providing training, safety, and software resources to the Maritime community to help mariners stay in compliance with regulatory and customer requirements. Moxie offers a library of hundreds of maritime-specific eLearning programs that can be delivered with Seably’s best-in-class shipboard Learning Management System (LMS).


Moxie Media is a leader in developing training programs for the maritime industry to meet safety, health, security, maintenance, and regulatory compliance mandates such as Sub M, USCG, and IMO. Moxie delivers online, mobile, and offline capabilities to provide access to key learning materials, letting crew members train at their convenience while assuring operators, auditors, and surveyors that crewmembers are up-to-date with the latest compliance guidelines and regulatory standards.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 38 minutes
  5. Intended for: All offshore and maritime workers using lifting slings.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of API RP 2D regulations for offshore workers.