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OPITO -Rigger Training (Stage 1)

Rigging operations involve the use of lifting equipment to lift and transfer loads, often in restricted areas where a crane cannot be sited. Rigging and lifting operations are carried out by riggers and other disciplines including operations technicians, deck crew and drill crew. To ensure these operations can be carried out safely, it is vital that operatives of lifting equipment and accessories for lifting are aware of the safe and correct use of equipment and the probable consequences if safe and best practice is not followed.

Personnel with a responsibility to carry out rigging and lifting operations whether routine or complex lifts. The course is also beneficial to personnel such as supervisors and HSE advisors with a responsibility for proper planning and appropriate supervision of lifting operations and persons with a responsibility for issue and control of lifting equipment and accessories.

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  •     Carry out basic calculation of angles and tension
  •     Define lifting operation and equipment terminology
  •     Identify common unsafe practices and probable consequences
  •     Identify safe and correct use and pre-use examination of rigging and lifting equipment
  •     Plan routine lifting operations and understand requirement for non-routine/complex lift planning
  •     Understand care and storage requirements
  •     Understand relevant legislation applicable to lifting operations
  •     Understand the requirement of lifting operation risk assessment
  •     Understand basic functions and safe working practices of offshore pedestal cranes and overhead travelling cranes