Event Calendar

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Ropes and Rigging Safety Workshop

Start Date: 12/1/2020 8:30 AM CST
End Date: 12/1/2020 3:00 PM CST

Venue Name: Fennimore Electric Utility

Location:
745 Jackson St.
Fennimore, WI  United States 

Organization Name: Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin

Contact:
Mallory Conradt
Email: mconradt@meuw.org
Phone: (608) 478-2528

The one-day workshop will include classroom instruction and hands-on exercises on the proper use of ropes, blocks, and other special equipment to raise and lower electrical components, tools, and equipment. In-class discussion will offer a comprehensive review of the basics of overhead rigging, including safe rigging practices, ropes, knots and knot tying, the use of hand lines, and the use of blocks and tackle.

Participants will tie and rig using the appropriate knots, hitches, and rigging, and will install temporary anchorage and straighten a leaning pole.The workshop will also address rope and rigging inspections as well as a review of calculating tensions of slings at various angles.

Training will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..

> Additional details are available here.


Training will be conducted to conform with personal-hygiene and social-distancing guidelines associated with COVID-19, including a cap on the number of participants.