Slings & Rigging


Question Answer Notes
Slings should be selected based on what? A. The material to be moved; B. The sling manufacturer; C. The conditions of the workplace; D. A & C; E. All of the above D. A & C  
True or false: Everyone involved with a lift should be communicating with the crane operator. False  
What is the best way to avoid rigging anchor failure? A. Have a spotter; B. Install anchors straight; C. Use engineered anchor points; D. Only use aluminum anchors C. Use engineered anchor points  
Is it acceptable to ride on a load being hoisted? A. If you have a parachute; B. Yes; C. If you hold on tight; D. No D. No  
Using poor rigging practices can result in what? The load failing  
When should a synthetic sling be taken out of service? A. When it is missing or has illegible sling identification; B. When it has acid or caustic burns; C. When any part of the sling shows signs of melting or charring; D. Any of the above D. Any of the above  
What information must be on synthetic slings? A. Length; B. Construction material; C. Rated load capacity; D. B and C only D. B and C only  
True or false: It is acceptable to work under a properly rigged suspended load. False  
Every time you use a sling, it should be what? A. Washed; B. Tested; C. Inspected; D. Serviced C. Inspected  
True or false: You should choose your connectors, such as shackles and hooks, based on their load capacity. True  
True or false: Suspended loads need to have spotters below the load to watch for failure. False  
True or false: When working at heights, you need only have a guardrail system in place around where you are working. False