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Image: Students investigate the mobile crane accident scene during the ITI Accident Investigation Course at the Woodland Training Center. The next course is scheduled for November 15-17, in Woodland.

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Let us know how you did with this weeks Rigging Workshop Challenge by replaying to the email or use #ITIriggingworkshop on social media!


Rigging Workshop: Offset Center of Gravity

What is the minimum size adjustable chain sling and swivel hoist ring required to lift this load?

Tension Sling 1:_____lbs

Tension Sling 2:_____lbs

Chain Sling:_____in

Swivel Hoist Ring:_____in

Answers at the bottom...


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RESTON, VA, September 21, 2017— Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, and Industrial Training International (ITI), a global leader in training and technical services for users of load-handling equipment, will collaborate to expand the scope of the most widely used virtual reality (VR) crane simulator on the market. The collaboration will use Bechtel’s global expertise in rigging, safety and crane operation and ITI’s extensive VR and craft training experience to expand the training module library of crane types and practice assessments endorsed by the National Commission for Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).



ITI Crane Training VR Simulators Arrive in Australia

Industrial Training International (ITI), makers of the industry’s premier crane training VR simulation platform, today announced its pending launch in Australia. ITI VR will be available in Australia on October 16, 2017 with demonstrations available in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.



NEW from the Bookstore

ASME B30.16 (Overhead Underhung and Stationary Hoists) 2017 Revision Now Available

The B30.16 Overhead Underhung and Stationary Hoists 2017 edition is now available.  Formerly titled Overhead Hoists (Underhung), in this edition, revisions were made to reflect current technology and terminology. Included now are overhead underhung and stationary hoists and includes information about personnel competence. Also included are pitch diameter requirements for sheaves and drums, inspection requirements, and rigger and signalperson responsibilities. Chapter 16-0 (Scope, Definitions, Personnel, Competence, and Reference) has been overhauled in its entirety.


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Rigging Workshop Answers:


Tension Sling 1: 6,389 lbs

Tension Sling 2: 9,263 lbs

Chain Sling: 1/2 in

Swivel Hoist Ring: 1 in

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