Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations

byJoseph A. MacDonald, W. A. Rossnagel, Lindley R. Higgins

Hardcover | February 4, 2009

Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial Operations by Joseph A. MacDonald
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The Ultimate Guide to Designing and Operating Safe, Efficient Rigging Systems

Recent years have seen an abundance of changes in the rigging industry. This popular, hands-on reference brings you completely up to date on equipment, materials, systems, and regulations that affect your profession. Whether you are a maintenance technician, hoist operator, worksite foreman, or any other specialist requiring the use of rigging equipment, this comprehensive guide will help ensure that your projects are completed in a cost-effective manner, without sacrificing safety and efficiency.

Inside this fully updated guide to rigging:

  • A broader-than-ever look at lifting, hoisting, and scaffolding operations
  • Brand-new section covering the safe operation of equipment and rigging systems
  • Up-to-date information on EPA and OSHA regulations governing the use of rigging equipment
  • Directory of associations that publish research on safe rigging
  • Bibliography of references that cover related subjects concerning rigging

    Handbook of Rigging covers:

    • Codes & Standards
    • OSHA Updates
    • Engineering Principles
    • Worksite Preparation
    • Rigging Systems, Devices, and Tools
    • Lifting & Hoisting Machinery
    • Scaffolding & Ladders
    • Protective Equipment
    • Safety, Health, and Security Measures
    • Fire Prevention & Protection
    • Additional Resources
Joseph A. MacDonald has more than 40 years experience editing such McGraw-Hill publications as Encyclopedia for U.S. Building and Construction Technology, Handbook or Rigging, and the Directory of Worldwide Engineering & Construction Organizations. He is a Civil Engineer and has worked as a Construction Project Engineer for numero...
Title:Handbook of Rigging: For Construction and Industrial OperationsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.4 X 6.3 X 1.8 inShipping dimensions:9.4 X 6.3 X 1.8 inPublished:February 4, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071493018

ISBN - 13:9780071493017

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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