Category Archives: Rigging

Home made sling?

The question is does it look safe? According to the person who made it, they would say “YES”. My question to you is do you think it looks safe? Below are some pictures from recent sling inspection. There is one … Continue reading

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Sling & Rigging Hardware Inspection

When your the crane operator, rigger and inspector what are your responsibilities? Inspect your crane Inspect your sling Inspect your rigging hardware Calculate the load to rig These are just some of the things the North Carolina Port Authority participated … Continue reading

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American Flag Flying

Just a little work needed to be done on the flag pole. Certain individual decided to raise the flag to the wrong height and something snapped. Flag is flying again. God Bless America!!!

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Rigger 101

Congratulations to the newest addition to the rigging world. These students after calculation, measuring and determining the correct way to rig a load have joined the world of qualified riggers. On what was a very windy and cold day, they … Continue reading

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Rigging, Calculations, Safe Lifting

There are so many things to Rigging. Many people can say they are riggers or know how to rig a load. But do you really know? Unless you can tie 5 knots, calculate loads, stress, angles, reduction factors, tension, you … Continue reading

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Rigging Advanced Training

Spending a day with these gentleman in Greensboro, NC is always exciting and you never know what might happen. Very experienced crane operators and advanced rigging employees. Congratulations on making it fun and adventurous. Best wishes on your next rigging … Continue reading

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What’s wrong in this Picture?

Performing my overhead crane inspection, this is what I found. What do you think about this mousing of the shackle?

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