Rigging Training

Last year, we shared details on a couple rigging jobs we completed.  While we (and our customers) were incredibly pleased with the results, we felt like it was time to add to our experience with some advanced training. Rigging is a dangerous business and widening our knowledge base with information on best practices, tools of the trade, and challenging scenarios was a natural next step.

So, Matt, Josh, Nick, Jody, and I spent two days studying intermediate to advanced rigging applications, and now we are prepared to safely perform Level 2 rigging activities.  What does that mean?  Now we are equipped to calculate tensions based on sling angles of symmetric and non-symmetric loads as well as headroom limitations and load weights. This is important both to guarantee the safety of our crew and to ensure that equipment is properly secured for offloading and installing. In addition, we learned more about different slings and hardware options, and how to select the appropriate options for the job.

The training was intense, and the examination was challenging, but we all agreed it was worth putting things on hold to understand the details of handling large heavy loads safely and with the right tools and materials. Before this training, Tri-State was already prepared to handle all kinds of rigging situations.  Now that we’ve completed this advanced training, we have a much better understanding of the do’s, don’ts, and how-to’s of moving, offloading, and installing extremely large, heavy, and expensive equipment.    

If your business has a big job in the works, and you know you’re going to need help, give Tri-State a call at 866-885-5218; we are happy to be of service.