April Showcase Webinar - Rigging Gear Inspection Crash Course
In anticipation of the April 2015 installment of the ITI Showcase Webinar Series – Rigging Gear Inspection Crash Course, it’s a good idea to get a baseline knowledge level on this topic to help identify strengths and weaknesses. The Webinar is set for Wednesday, April 29 at 10 AM Pacific Time/1 PM Eastern Time. Test your knowledge of OSHA regulations, ASME standards and manufacturer recommendations for usage below.
- Answer the ten questions to the best of your ability
- Click on each question to view the correct answer
- Compare your results to the scale below
- REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR!
- 1. Why would a web sling be rejected from service if it feels hard and plastic in a very localized area?
A: Heat or friction damage
- 2. Is the cover a synthetic roundsling load bearing?
- 3. What condition may be present on a chain sling which is described as severe oxidation?
A: Rust or corrosion
- 4. A shackle that has been hammered into shape describes what manufacturing process?
- 5. The most common percentage of metal loss on a piece of rigging hardware which would require its removal from service is what amount?
- 6. What rigging hardware item is adjustable in its length by rotating the center body?
- 7. Shackles should be marked with what three items?
A: Manufacturer's name, capacity, and size
- 8. What are the two most common liquefied materials used to fabricate a wire rope spelter socket?
A: Zinc and epoxy resin
- 9. What is the broken wire criteria for a wire rope sling?
A: 10 broken wires in a lay, 5 in one strand in one lay
- 10. What is the most common damage that can occur to a wire rope on the bottom layer of a drum with multiple layers, such as a mobile crane?
Compare the number you answered correctly to the scale below. Be honest, the only person you are cheating is yourself!
|Number Correct||Action Plan||How You Probably Feel Right Now|
|0-3||You are probably new to the industry, or you just had a bad day. It happens to the best of us! Here is the good news - there is a webinar coming up that will help you hone your skills and grow your knowledge. REGISTER HERE.|
|4-7||Not too shabby. You have a pretty good idea of the basics, but there is definitely room for improvement. Here is the good news - there is a webinar coming up that will help get you to the next level. REGISTER HERE.|
|8-10||Well done! Great performance, but you know what? Even the best of the best constantly work to perfect their craft. Here is the good news - there is a webinar coming up that will help you refine your skills and maintain your level of excellence. REGISTER HERE.|
If you have questions about this webinar or any of the previous Showcase Webinars, please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.