3rd Edition Bob's Overhead Crane and Rigging Handbook
This handbook contains the same basics on wire rope, slings, fittings, rigging, hitches, OSHA, ASME/ANSI regulations and codes as in the Bob's Rigging and Crane handbooks, except this now focuses on overhead and gantry cranes, In addition to these listed basic, this handbook covers the following topics on overhead cranes:
Types and terminology of overhead cranes.
Inspection procedures and check lists.
Hoist limit switches.
Inspection of hoist and load chains.
Overhead crane safety rules.
Overhead crane hand signals.
Rigging Safety Rules
Rigging slings, hitches and hardware
Basic math in calculating weights, center of gravity and sling loads