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Basic Rigging (4HR) Limited Hands-On & Crane Operator Basic | SMS | Lafayette, LA

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  • Prerequisites N/A
  • Student Min/Max 1/24
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Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details
    Enrollment: All students must produce the following prior to the onset of training - Valid (photographic) government identification. Registration begins at 7 AM each day.  The course ends at 4PM CST on the same day.

    Attendance Requirements: Daily attendance and 100% participation in each module is required to obtain this certification.

    Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
  • Course duration 8 Hours
  • Course Summary

    Employees who work offshore and whose job requires them to handle material of all shapes, sizes and configuration are provided training and education in the skills needed to properly perform this job function. Students learn the recommended safe rigging practices and procedures used for offshore rigs, platforms, boats, and helicopters as defined by API-RP-2D (7th edition).

  • Target Audience
    This course is intended for any person dealing with rigging loads and requires an elementary understanding of crane operations in an offshore or onshore environment.
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of Rigging (4 hour) Limited/Hands-On training, the student will be familiar with:

    Rigging Hardware

    Sheaves, blocks
    Hooks, safety devices
    Rings, links, swivels
    Spreader and equalizer beams
    Cable clips
    Pad eyes, eyebolts, and other attachment points


    Cargo nets, baskets
    Safe working limits
    Sling types, configuration and angles

    Procedures and precautions:

    Load control/taglines
    Lift planning
    Inspection/rejection criteria
    Unbinding loads
    Personnel transfer
    Sling handling and storage

    Rigging basics:

    Pinch points and body positions
    Personal protective equipment
    Load stability
  • Practical Learning Objectives
    Upon completion, the trainee will be able to practice some items noted in the Theory Learning Objectives.
  • Certification Details
    Written ExamRegulatory required with a minimum score of 70%. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.

    Course Required By: BSEE, Coast Guard, OSHA
  • Validity Period 4 Years
  • Accreditation or Standard
    • Allowed Trainer or Industry Specific
        • Cancellation Policy Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Meals Included
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Location
            2916 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to Bring
            Please bring your government issued ID, hard hat, steel-toed boots and safety glasses.
          • Health and Safety Considerations
            *Safety First: Safety Management Systems (SMS) regards your safety first and suggests the following: Candidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.

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          Protecting lives and changing cultures since 2003

          Our goal is to ensure that everyone in the energy industry has a safe work environment and the knowledge to perform their duties safely. 

          We know your workers are more than the tasks they perform; they are people with homes, families, and stories. Just as you desire to see each of your employees return home to their families safely, SMS aspires to provide a variety of safety services that help ensure that’s possible. Our responsibility to safety in the energy industry is attained by working together and promoting a safety culture.

          Lafayette, United States Member Since May 2018

          $210 Per Student

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