Rigging Loft Management

To provide persons involved with rigging loft management with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of:

  • Requirements for the marking of lifting components
  • Pre / Post user control and correct storage of equipment
  • Discard criteria
  • Recommended practice – BS 7121, LOLER 1998
  • Enterprise of Competence & end user equipment inspection

To provide persons involved with Rigging loft, knowledge of:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Issuing and return of lifting equipment
Familiarization with the lifting equipment found in a rigging loft.


Theoretical training covering :

  • Knowledge of lifting equipment marking requirements
  • Examples of damaged equipment and procedure for quarantined equipment
  • Various registration systems e.g. T-card systems
  • Conversant with the term “thorough examination”

Practical training covering:

  • Demonstrate pre and post inspections
  • Running an operational rigging loft
  • Storage equipment,.
  • Visual check of lifting equipment
  • Pre-post check on lifting equipment, search for discard criteria
  • Demonstrate pre and post inspections.
  • Show knowledge of the regulations regarding marking, documentation, use, maintenance, daily inspection and discard criteria of lifting gear
  • Choose correct lifting equipment.
  • Running an operational rigging loft
  • Knowledge of lifting equipment marking requirements