Lifting and Rigging Training sessions provide basic application information for the Crosby Products and their use with selected other lifting devices. This course focuses on the use of Crosby specific lifting equipment and proper use and limitations with other lifting equipment. General, Oil and Gas Industry References covered as applicable are “The Crosby Group” API, ASME, Wire Rope Technical Board, Web Sling and Tie Down Association, Association of Energy Services, and ANSI.


To increase employee’s knowledge and skills related to safe rigging practices that will avoid accidents and injury’s associated with lifting, moving and lowering various types of loads. Enable employee’s to properly select the appropriate rigging equipment to achieve a safe lift.


Risk Management

  • Responsibilities

Application and Inspection of Hardware

  • Shackles, Hooks and Other Hardware
  • Wire Rope Terminations
  • Load binders

Application and Inspection of Slings

  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Chain Slings
  • Synthetic Slings

Rigging Basics

  • Rigging Basics
  • The Rigging Plan
  • The Use of Slings
  • The Rigging Triangle
  • Sling Hitches

Block Basics

  • Block Concepts
  • Block Inspections


At the end of the training, the participant should be to do practical networking and connections of working systems.