CCOG for APR 166 Fall 2022
- Course Number:
- APR 166
- Course Title:
- Industrial Rigging
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Addendum to Course Description
Required Course for Apprentices registered in the Millwright/Industrial Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Program. It is open to any other student but requires Department permission to take this course.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Safely rig and move heavy industrial equipment using fiber rope and wire rope in tandem with overhead cranes, tower cranes, mobile cranes, boom cranes, hoists, and forklifts.
- Safely rig and move heavy industrial equipment using strapping and strap-slings in tandem with overhead cranes, tower cranes, mobile cranes, boom cranes, hoists and forklifts.
- Safely rig and move heavy industrial equipment using chain and chain-slings in tandem with overhead cranes, tower cranes, mobile cranes, boom cranes, hoists, and forklifts.
- *Demonstrate safe working practices including rigging and lock-out/tag-out according to state and federal regulations (* required statewide outcome).
- *Apply OSHA practices in relationship to a specific trade (*required statewide outcome).
Course Activities and Design
The Course Design will be limited lecture coupled with lecture-lab sessions for demonstrating safe rigging techniques and for practicing safe rigging techniques. Emphasis will be on application to a variety of real world industrial equipment.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Assessment will be accomplished using skills' checklists filled out by an adequate sampling of Millwright/Industrial Maintenance Technician Training Agents and/or an Apprentice's Journey Person.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Identify types of fiber rope
- Identify types of wire rope
- Identify types of chain
- Identify types of strapping
- Identify unsafe wear on fiber rope, wire rope, chain, and strapping
- Identify the components of tower cranes
- Identify the components of mobile cranes
- Identify the components boom cranes
- Identify the components of overhead and lateral hoists
- Identify the components of industrial fork lifts
- Practice tying the knots and splices used for rigging with fiber rope such as the bowline and clove hitch
- Practice fabricating the connectors and splices used for rigging with wire rope
- Memorize and practice hand signals used when lifting or laterally moving industrial equipment
- Identify and use the different types of rigging hardware such as U-bolts, shackles, hooks, and wedge sockets.
- Calculate allowable loads for fiber slings and chain slings
- Use manufactures specification to identify attachment points for rigging of industrial equipment.
- Apply safe work practices in the classroom and labs