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Continuing Education

IRON460 - Rigging & Safety Upgrading

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Course Overview

Improve or refresh your knowledge of rigging techniques and equipment! Students will be instructed on the safe and practical use of signals, various types of hoisting equipment, slings and other types of pertinent equipment. This course is applicable to construction and industrial sites and activities in many sectors. A strong emphasis is placed on good safety practice, including applicable OHS regulations.
Examples of additional topics include:

  • high voltage "limits of approach" and cautions
  • care and maintenance of all rigging components
  • calculating work load limits, capacities and tensions of different sling applications
  • proper set-up of mobile cranes
  • rigger and operator responsibilities for lifts

    Students will participate in practical activities, including one day working with a mobile crane.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a wallet certificate.

Upcoming Offerings

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Section Start/End Schedule
E01 Sep. 27 - Sep. 29, 2019 Fri, Sat & Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
24 hours Day, Weekend $535
Meeting Times:
  • Sep. 27 to 29 - Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:50 PM

A Materials fee of $25 for handbook will be added upon registration. Students will need to bring CSA approved footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses & gloves. Hardhats, high visibility vest and hearing protection (ear plugs) will be supplied when required. No shorts or short sleeves permitted. Students are to dress for the weather conditions.

Section Start/End Schedule
E01 Apr. 17 - Apr. 19, 2020 Fri, Sat & Sun
Hours Delivery Fees
24 hours Day, Weekend $535
Meeting Times:
  • Apr. 17 to 19 - Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:50 PM

A Materials fee of $25 for handbook will be added upon registration. Students will need to bring CSA approved footwear, CSA approved clear safety glasses & gloves. Hardhats, high visibility vest and hearing protection (ear plugs) will be supplied when required. No shorts or short sleeves permitted. Students are to dress for the weather conditions.

*Day delivery ranges between 8 AM - 5 PM.
**Evening delivery ranges between 5 PM - 10 PM.