Handbook of Rigging (5th Edition)

J. MacDonald, W.E. Rossnagel and L. Higgins

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The Ultimate Guide to Designing and Operating Safe, Efficient Rigging Systems

Recent years have seen an abundance of changes in the rigging industry. This popular, hands-on reference brings you completely up to date on equipment, materials, systems, and regulations that affect your profession. In addition, it covers new concepts regarding the design and construction of new buildings, as well as the alteration and modification of existing structures. Whether you are a maintenance technician, hoist operator, worksite foreman, or any other specialist requiring the use of rigging equipment, this comprehensive guide will help ensure that your projects are completed in a cost-effective manner, without sacrificing safety and efficiency.

Inside this fully updated guide to rigging:

  • A broader-than-ever look at lifting, hoisting, and scaffolding operations
  • Brand-new section covering the safe operation of equipment and rigging systems
  • Up-to-date information on EPA and OSHA regulations governing the use of rigging equipment
  • Directory of associations that publish research on safe rigging
  • Bibliography of references that cover related subjects concerning rigging

 

Handbook of Rigging covers:

  • Codes & Standards
  • OSHA Updates
  • Engineering Principles
  • Worksite Preparation
  • Rigging Systems, Devices, and Tools
  • Lifting & Hoisting Machinery
  • Scaffolding & Ladders
  • Protective Equipment
  • Safety, Health, and Security Measures
  • Fire Prevention & Protection
  • Additional Resources

 

  • 759 pages
  • 6.5" x 8.5", hardbound

 




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