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Intermediate Rigger Trainee Guide, V3, 3rd edition

Intermediate Rigger Trainee Guide

ISBN-13: 9780132154581

Includes: Paperback

3rd edition

Published by Pearson (July 16th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Intermediate Rigging, Wire Rope, Boom Assembly and Disassembly, and Basic Principles of Cranes.


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Table of contents

(Total Level Hours: 55)


38201-11 Intermediate Rigging (10 Hours)

Describes the basic procedures for using the various types of slings and for determining sling stress. Introduces the trainee to

lift plans, crane load charts, determining the center of gravity of a load, and using cranes to lift personnel. Describes sling

selection and the use of jacks, hoists, and rollers to move loads.


38202-11 Wire Rope (10 Hours)

Covers the components of wire rope, as well as inspection requirements and procedures for using wire rope, load blocks,

and sheaves. The proper installation of wire rope, as well as maintenance guidelines and end terminations and preparation,

are also explained.



38203-11 Boom Assembly and Disassembly (20 Hours)

Provides step-by-step instructions for the assembly and disassembly of long and short lattice booms as well as the

extension and stowing of swing-away lattice booms for telescopic booms. Covers the installation and stowing of

A-frame jibs.



38204-11 Basic Principles of Cranes (15 Hours)

Offers trainees an introduction to mobile crane equipment with an in-depth discussion of terminology and nomenclature.

Explains the basic scientific principles associated with mobile crane operation.


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