Hanford Hoisting and Rigging Manual

Permission has been received from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to use and reproduce portions of standards relating to crane operation and safety. The Committee of Wire Rope Producers of the American Iron and Steel Institute grants permission to reproduce or quote their Wire Rope Users Manual and the Wire Rope Sling User's Manual when used as an editorial reference. Illustrations of lattice boom dismantling/assembly have been reproduced from the Mobile Crane Manual by courtesy of Construction Safety Association of Ontario. The Crosby Group, Inc., has granted permission to use information about wire rope clips and illustrations of swivel hoist rings and rigging techniques from The Crosby General Catalog.

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Acknowledgement  (PDF)

Main Table of Contents (PDF)

Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF)

Chapter 2 Responsibilities (PDF)

Chapter 3 Critical, Special, & Engineered Lifts (PDF)
Critical, Special, & Engineered Lifts

Chapter 4 Personnel Qualifications and Training Requirements (PDF)
Personnel Qualifications and Training Requirements

Chapter 5 Hooks (PDF)

Chapter 6 Forklift Trucks (PDF)
Forklift Trucks

Chapter 7 Shop Cranes (PDF)
Shop Cranes

Chapter 8 Wire Rope (PDF)
Wire Rope

Chapter 9 Slings (PDF)

Chapter 10 Rigging Hardware (PDF)
Rigging Hardware

Chapter 11 Below-The-Hook Lift Devices (PDF)
Below-The-Hook Lifting Devices

Chapter 12 Hoists (PDF)
Hoists, Jib Cranes, And Monorail Systems

Chapter 13 Overhead And Gantry Cranes; Cranes and Monorails (PDF)
Overhead And Gantry Cranes

Chapter 14 Mobile Cranes (PDF)
Mobile Cranes

Chapter 15 Personnel Lifting (PDF)
Personnel Lifting

Chapter 16 A-Frames And Trolleys (PDF)
A-Frames And Trolleys

Chapter 17 Interpretations (PDF)

Chapter 18 Hoisting & Rigging In Hostile Environments (PDF)
Hoisting & Rigging In Hostile Environments

Chapter 19.0 OSHA 10 CFR 1926, Subpart CC (PDF)
Subpart CC Cranes and Derricks in Construction

Chapter 20 H & R Committee Charter (PDF)
H & R Committee Charter

Chapter 21 References & Bibliography (PDF)
References & Bibliography

Chapter 22 Appendix A. - Definitions & Acronyms (PDF)
Appendix A. - Definitions & Acronyms

Appendix B. - User's Guide (PDF)
Appendix B. - User's Guide

Freight Container Lifting Standards (PDF) 

Lifting Requirements for Concrete Blocks (PDF)

















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