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The 2 Components of Rigging Safety on Job Sites

Written by admin on . Posted in Fall protection, Stage rigging training, Steel chain

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Basic safety levels for workplaces and construction sites in the United States are mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA (pronounced “oh-sha”). But aside from complying with federal guidelines and avoiding penalties, companies who either have workers performing tasks more than 6 feet above the ground or move objects via cranes should have a strong understanding of rigging in order to protect any company’s most valuable asset: its workers. There are two major components of rigging and lifting safety: equipment and training.

Proper Equipment:

When using chain slings or other liftin