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ISBN-10 0071719490ISBN-13 9780071719490
ISBN-10 0071719482ISBN-13 9780071719483
Author(s): Joseph MacDonald
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 384

Safely maintain and operate rigging equipment Rigging Equipment: Maintenance and Safety Inspection Manual is a must-have for rigging contractors, facility managers, and equipment operators. Featuring regulations, standards, guidelines, and recommendations applicable to critical lifts, this practical guide provides maintenance and safety inspection checklists for rigging equipment, components, and systems, and addresses the required training, planning, and documentation. The safe rigging practices recommended in this book are framed in general terms to accommodate the many variations in rigging practices. Coverage includes: Operating rules--rigging hazards, OSHA regulations, consensus standards, and industry guidelines Operator qualifications, safe operating practices, and operating procedures Planning and preparation before performing rigging Lifting and hoisting equipment and rigging and scaffolding systems Ladders, stairways, ramps, hand and power tools, and electrical systems Maintenance schedules, care, and safe operation of equipment Inspection checklists for rigging equipment before, during, and after use Testing, certification, and registration of rigging equipment Preventive maintenance recordkeeping based on equipment manufacturer's recommendations Proper use of personal safety and protective equipment