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Bull RIgging with Chain Hoist Large

Bull Rigging with Chain Hoists

2 Days
Rigging Applications
Qualification Available
1.6 CEUs
Comprehensive rigging applications training course for those with experience (2+ years) to crane and rigging operations

The ITI Bull Rigging with Chain Hoists Program is an intermediate to advanced course which focuses on planning for and utilization of chain hoists and other similar devices to drift, upright and turn loads. At least half of this course involves hands-on activities moving loads into and out of an engineered structure, vertically through hatchways and through various other openings.



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Bull Rigging

Course Subjects & Learning Objectives

Load Distribution Determine load distribution on various lifting systems using the Master Rigger’s Reference Card.
Hoist Tension The participant will be able to identify the tension a hoist will experience based on the 
share of load weight it is dedicated to lifting plus the influence of horizontal forces.
Pythagorean Theorem The participant will be able to calculate the length of rigging based on the horizontal distance from center-of-gravity and the vertical height from the rigging connection to the hoist elevation.
Multiple Rigging Point Load Handling The participant will be able to identify the methods necessary to utilize adjustable hoists in order to level a suspended load.
Load Turning The participant will be able to identify the means and methods necessary to turn a load 
90 degrees in the air using multiple hoists.
Mechanical Advantage

The participants will be able to calculate the mechanical advantage and associated block loading gained in a multi-part winch/rigging block system used in load handling activities to 
hoist vertically or pull horizontally. 

The participants will be able to calculate the mechanical advantage needed or gained while using a lever and fulcrum as it is associated in load handing activates.

Incline Plan The participants will be able to determine the force required to pull a load up an incline 
plane while contending with various factors including: plane length, run, height and coefficients of friction. 

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Daily Training Schedule

Each participant will receive a course workbook, Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card, Master Rigger’s Reference Card, Journeyman Rigger’s Reference Card, Horizontal Rigging Reference Card and a Length: Height: Run Reference Card. 

Day 1 - Primarily classroom based. Course subjects are introduced, expanded on, and tied to real world examples and case studies.
Day 2 - Mix of classroom and hands-on practical time.


Student Testimonials

Words of wisdom from former students who've completed the Master Rigger Course at ITI

“As the media reminds us of the high rates of accidents occurring to operators and riggers, we at Cianbro Companies strive to provide our employees with the skills and knowledge of how to prevent an accident. In the past our company has received Master Rigging Training from Industrial Training International. They offer a hands-on approach by providing rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures and load control using almost any vertical or horizontal rigging system. The classroom teaching techniques and hands-on learning exercises that we have received from the Industrial Training International group has guided our company in creating our own successful in house rigging training program. The Industrial Training International crew and facilities are truly a world class group, solely dedicated to educating and improving the crane and rigging world.”

The late George ArsenaultFormer Rigging Training Coordinator, Cianbro Companies

“After attending ITI’s Master Rigger training course back in 2006 we knew that the Boilermakers had found the absolute direction in which we should take our rigging training - hands-on, action-packed, and engaging. ITI has since trained-up dozens of Boilermakers, is assisting in the implementation and design of the Local 146 Training Centre, and we are utilizing ITI’s rigging training program - tailoring it specifically for Boilermaker-related rigging. We anticipate using ITI’s program for years to come for our members across Canada...”

Grant JacobsDirector of National Training, Boilermakers National Training Trust

“I would like to let you know about the Master Rigging Training course that I attended in January.  It was by far the best course I’ve taken in my professional career. I learned more about rigging overall as well as specific details about questions I had about rigging than I could have imagined. One of the aspects of this course that I feel made it so effective was the hands-on portions of each day. It was a combination of learning the technical aspects as well as gaining “real world” experience in one fell swoop. Les was a great instructor and I believe that he only made the course better by both being able to explain the why, as well show the how, when it came to any question or challenge about rigging that arose throughout the week. I look forward to taking more classes through ITI and have the utmost confidence that they will be as beneficial as the Master Rigger course.”

Rob MillerCSP, OHST, Ameren Services

“The Master Rigger course is the best course I've taken yet in crane and rigging fundamentals. Jim Cox, ITI's Instructor for the course, was as good as it gets for teaching this material. I'm looking forward to my next course at ITI.”

David JohnsonSmithAmundsen

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