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Chapter 41: Hoisting and Rigging

The purpose of this program is to ensure that hoisting and rigging equipment is safe to operate and that lifts are performed safely. It covers purchase and fabrication, identification and registration, and inspection, testing, and maintenance of hoisting and rigging equipment and accessories and assigning personnel and planning, preparing, and performing lifts. It applies to workers (as operators, riggers, signal persons, and designated leaders/persons-in-charge), supervisors, ESH coordinators, line management; equipment custodians, load owners, and qualified engineers; the hoisting and rigging inspector, crane and hoist inspector, and the hoisting and rigging program manager; and the Purchasing Department, Facilities and Operations Crane Maintenance Group, and subcontractors.

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Department: Field Services
Program Manager: Robin Christenson

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