LGH/ITI Team Up to Offer World Class Training in Chicago

Bridgeview, IL – November 13, 2015 ­– Want to freshen up your rigging knowledge? Want to be taught by two of the biggest names in the rigging industry? Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) and Industrial Training International (ITI) are partnering up to offer two network training courses to students, faculty, and seasoned professionals alike.


LGH/ITI Team Up to Offer World Class Training in ChicagoThis year, LGH is hosting both courses in their very own headquarters in Bridgeview, IL where students will have access to LGH’s 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art rental center. Students also get to observe the behind the scenes processes of testing, inspecting, and certifying equipment and gain exposure to an inventory of rigging, jacking, and material handling. Additionally, students who complete the Rigging Gear Inspector course will receive a 3-Year Qualification and earn their CEU’s. All ITI courses and instructors are LEEA Accredited and lunch will be serve daily to all students. The courses will be taught by ITI’s very own, Mike Parnell, who’s been working in the rigging industry since 1979. The courses offered are:


Rigging Gear Inspector – Level I & II

This original Rigging Gear Inspector Program was designed to build or enhance the skills of the student to become a qualified, in-house rigging gear inspector. This three-day program includes classroom workshops and multiple hands-on inspection activities.


Course Dates & Pricing:

December 7-9, 2015 – $1695.00

December 14-16, 2015 – $1695.00


Lift Director & Critical Lift Planning

The Lift Director of the course addresses the responsibilities of a Lift Director as identified by 29CFR1926.1400 (Federal OSHA), ASME P30.1 Lift Planning and ASME B30.5 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes. Participants are provided an outline of recommended knowledge and skill subjects that should be mastered in order to become a competent Lift Director.
The Critical Lift portion of the course focuses on the process of assessing risks, the compilation of crane and rigging data, crane operating areas, rigging methods, a safety checklist, personnel competencies and assignments, a proposed sequence of events, contingency plans and other category items as recommended by ASME P30.1 Lift Planning.

Course Dates and Pricing:

December 10-11, 2015 – $1395.00

December 17-18, 2015 – $1395.00


LGH and ITI teamed up to offer these courses because both companies understand the very real world challenges that riggers face every day. Both entities know the importance of offering quality equipment to ensure a safe and successful project every time. Collectively, LGH and ITI’s mission is to educate riggers on and expose them to the world’s safest equipment to better prepare them today for the rigging challenges of tomorrow.


If you’d like register, visit http://www.iti.com/chicago.

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