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Sling Safety

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1 hour
30 USD
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Course description

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In Sling Safety, you'll learn ...

  • Sling types and applications
  • Proper care and usage of slings
  • How to inspect slings prior to use
  • Proper maintenance techniques


Credit: 1 PDH

Length: 11 pages

Material handling and movement is an essential, ongoing activity at any construction site. Slings are the most common apparatus in handling and moving building materials, enabling cranes and hoists to hold suspended heavy loads. Unfortunately, usage of slings provides significant opportunity for injury on the job site. Therefore, proper selection, maintenance, and use of slings should be integral to construction safety.

This course is intended for engineers in the construction industry who oversee project tasks involving loads suspended with slings.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Pros & cons of the 3 groups of slings: chain, wire rope and mesh, and fiber rope
  • Sling maintenance
  • Factors that affect usage, such as rated capacity, center of gravity, and leg angle


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