"Prevention of Rigger Mortis"

  • These courses take a systematic & practical approach to rigging for the 21st Century.
  • Course outlines can be customized to meet your companies needs.
  • On or off site training available.
  • Hands on rigging workshop (depending on equipment availability).
  • 150,000 lbs. mobile test bed available

Click here for available course listing.

TRAINER: Scott Fleming

Scott has over 15 years of heavy industrialexperience, with the last 10 years focusing on Rigging Applications and Training. He has developed and instructed programs for the mining, oil and construction industries as well as many areas of the Armed Forces.


Rigging Fundamentals
  • Review of Regulations
  • Planning the Lift
  • Cost of Rigging (True Cost)
Sling Inspection and Removal Criteria
  • Twin-Path® Slings
  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Tri-Flex® Wire Rope Slings
  • Gator-Flex® Wire Rope Slings
  • Alloy Chain Slings
  • Wire Mesh Slings
  • Synthetic Slings
  • Round Slings
Rigging Inspection and Removal Criteria
  • Shackles
  • Hooks
  • Eye Bolts
  • Wire Rope Clips
  • Turnbuckles
  • G-Link™ Connectors
  • Terminations
  • Swivels
Sling Applications
  • Splicing Efficiencies
  • Hitches
  • D/d Ratio
  • Sling Loading
  • Load Angle Factors
  • Wear Pads
  • Corner Protectors
Rigging Applications
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Load Control
  • Sling Configuration (Workshop)
  • Rigging Design (Workshop)
  • Load Weight Estimation (Workshop)
  • Tension (Workshop)
  • Rigging Guide (Workshop)
Block Inspections
  • Sheaves
  • Load Hooks
  • Side Plates
  • Fasteners
Block Applications
  • Number of Line Parts
  • Mechanical Advantage
  • Line Pull
  • D/d Ratio
Load Securement
  • Inspection of Tie Downs
  • Determining Size and Type
Personnel Lifting Devices
  • Regulations
  • Hardware
  • Operation
Tilt Up Constructions
  • Applications
Theatrical Rigging

For more information on course details, course length and cost, please contact:

Scott Fleming, Training Manager
email: scott@unirope.com
Phone: 905-624-5131
Fax: 905-624-9265