Basic Rigging Safety Training

Duration: Approx. 2 hours

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessments.

This online Basic Rigging course includes 3 modules that cover the practices and techniques for safe slinging and rigging of loads. The material in this training course is designed for rigging personnel who work with all types of hoisting equipment. Designed in accordance with the CSA (Canadian Standards Association) Z150-98 regulation, this course also adheres to both ANSI (American Nationals Standards Institute) and ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers). 

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​Basic Rigging Safety Training Topics

  • Pre-Lift Hazard Assessments
  • Owner, operator, and supervisor responsibilities
  • Safety factors and safe working load limits
  • Rope and sling impections
  • Types of rigging hitches
  • Determining sling ropes, sizes and configurations using sling capacity charts
  • D/d ratios
  • Sling centre of gravity
  • Crane and hoist signals


Upon successful completion of this rigging safety training participants will receive a certificate of completion which they can download and print.

Testing is designed to reinforce key learning objectives in this rigging safety training. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive the certificate of completion. Participants may retake the course two times in order to achieve a passing mark. 


Leavitt ​Cranes offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.