Load Handling, Rigging & Hoist Training

(your equipment at your workplace)

Course Length: 6-8 hours
​Requirements: All students must wear CSA approved steel toes-boots and other PPE as required.

Max Class Size: 10-12
* Travel charges may apply
* Discounts may apply for large groups.

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  • Regulations
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Hazards
  • Working Load Limit (WLL) 
  • Capacity
  • Slings and sling angles
  • Load weights
  • Hoists
  • Ropes, knots and hitches
  • Hardware
  • Wire ropes 
  • Hitches
  • Rigging tools and devices
  • Signals
  • Anchorage points
  • Maintaining safe site conditions​​

What we provide:

  • Manuals
  • Theory Test & Practical Evaluation
  • Wallet cards for students
  • Record of Training for employer


Ontario’s Regulations for Industrial Establishments (RIE) defines a lifting device as “a device that is used to raise or lower any material or object and includes its rail and other supports but does not include a device to which the Elevating Devices Act applies”.

​The course curriculum reviews applicable requirements under the Construction Regulation 213/91 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, risk management, the rigging plan, inspection of hardware and slings, rigging capacities, weights of loads and center of gravity, the rigging triangle, load control and safe operating practices.

Additionally, consideration is given to calculating load on slings at various sling angles, planning for crane lifts and communication for hoisting.

​Upon successful completion of the course, the participants will be provided with wallet sized record of training card. The employer will also be provided with a record of training


Owners of cranes or similar hoisting devices must:

  • keep a permanent record of all inspections, tests, repairs, modifications and maintenance [Regulations for Construction Projects s. 152(1)]
  • prepare a log book that includes a permanent record of whichever is greater: the past 12 months or the period the cranes or hoisting devices are on the project [Construction Regulations s. 152(2)]
  • keep the log book with the cranes or hoisting devices [Construction Regulations s. 152(3)]
  • retain and make available to the constructor, on request, copies of all log books and records for the cranes or hoisting devices [Construction Regulations s. 152(4)]
  • records of training must be kept and made available upon request to Ministry of Labour Inspectors.

Contact us to book your load handling, rigging  and Hoist training  today