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3 Reasons for Rigging Accidents

by Lindsey Ullmer on 04/09/14

  1. Lack of Training: When lifting rigged loads, with each lift, machinery raises possible tons upon tons of materials. Therefore, training rigging personnel thoroughly to ensure expert-level handling of every movement is necessary to decrease hazard possibility.
  2. Miscalculated Load Weight: Riggers determine how to lift each load based on that load’s weight. Miscalculating a load’s weight can lead to unstable lifts, which are highly dangerous.
Equipment Malfunction: Checking equipment regularly is important to ensure safety in the workplace. Training rigging personnel to understand both lifting

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