Training Seminars

Mid America Rigging has developed the most effective and progressive rigging training program in the region. It is no surprise the company that brings you the highest quality rigging gear brings you the most professional training seminar, on-site. Our professional training instructors skillfully cover the training topics and combined with their many years of on-the-job experience, provide an exceptional training experience for your employees. Whether you are working in construction, manufacturing, transportation, mining, power generation, or any of the infinite industries utilizing material handling equipment – Our training programs will improve safety, increase the skill of your personnel, and meet the regulatory requirements of OSHA, ASME or any other agency or state mandate. We also provide on-site certified sling inspections along with custom-engineered lifting devices and fall protection systems. Contact your sales representative for further details, pricing and availability in your area. 


OSHA, ANSI & MFG Requirements

ASME B30.9, ASME B30.26, B30.10
OSHA 1910.184, OSHA 1926.251
NCCCO Basic Rigger & Signal Prep Class

Basic Rigging Principals & Load Control

Operating Practices
Rigging Capacity
Rigging to the Center of Gravity
Load Control Basics

Inspection & Tagging Requirements

Removal Criteria
Inspection Frequency
Requirements for Tagging

The Rigging Plan

Basic Rigging Standards
Common Problems & Rigging Evaluation
Assessing a Rigging Plan

Slings, Hardware, Load Angles & Hitches

Horizontal Sling Angles & Basic Hitches
Sling and Hardware Inspection
Reduction and Tension Factors

Fall Protection

Product Selection
Proper Fitting of Gear
Anchor Points
Fall Distance