DOE Hoisting and Rigging Standard

The CICB four-day training program for the Department of  Energy (DOE) Hoisting and Rigging program has been developed with the objectives to assist DOE personnel, contractors or management and employers achieve and maintain compliance with this comprehensive standard. This manual applies to DOE entities and contractors working on DOE sites. This publication provides a uniform DOE program for the management, maintenance, inspection, load testing, certification, repair and operation of weight handling equipment at power plants and other entities that come under the DOE regulations. A thorough understanding of the publication will assist the user to ensure the equipment is safe to operate, ensure weight handling operations are conducted safely and efficiently and ensure optimum equipment service life.

For on-site training at your facilities with your equipment, call us at 800-327-1386 or find out more about on-site DOE Hoisting and Rigging Standard Programs.

You will benefit from learning about:

  • Management Responsibility and Accountability
  • Operator/Inspector Training and Qualification Requirements
  • Critical Lift Definition
  • Critical Lift Requirements
  • Responsibilities of Person-in-Charge and Designated Leader
  • Requirements for Testing, Inspection, and Maintenance of
    Hoisting Equipment in Hostile Environments
  • Types of Communication and Correct Methods
  • Cranes and Hoisting Equipment
    • Personnel Qualifications
    • Classification of Equipment and Training of Operators
    • Inspection Criteria
    • Safety Devices and Operational Aids
    • Testing
    • Operation
    • Critical Lifts
    • Environmental Conditions
  • Rigging
    • Personnel Qualifications
    • Multiple Lift Rigging
    • Wire Rope
    • Chain Slings
    • Fiber Rope Slings
    • Synthetic Web and Round Slings
    • Rigging Hardware

Types of Cranes Covered:

  • Mobile Cranes
  • Overhead and Gantry Cranes
  • Monorails and Underhung Cranes
  • Crane-Supported Personnel (work) Platforms


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