Lifting and Rigging

Fastenal’s Certified Inspection Team performs inspections and provides trainings set by the standards written in OSHA1910.179 & 184, ASME B30.2-10-11-17-21&26, CMMA Specification 70,74, & 78. Our teams of inspectors and trainers are certified through the Crane Institute of America, and have gone through a rigorous training schedule on the principles and proper use of Lifting and Rigging equipment. It is our goal to help you maintain a safe work environment for you and your employees.


Through a comprehensive Lifting and Rigging Inspection program facilitated by Fastenal’s Certified Inspection team, you are saving dollars while also saving lives.

1. Have the comfort of receiving regular preventative inspections and trainings.

2. Avoid costly accidents including the value of what is being lifted.

3. Avoid workplace injuries and fines.

4. Be informed of preventative maintenance opportunities prior to a more expensive repair.


Fastenal offers 2 levels of Lifting and Rigging Training.*

Level 1 Basic Rigging Gear Inspection Training This is a 4 hour course which covers the basics of daily inspections of slings, hoists, and rigging hardware.

Level 2 Basic Rigger Training This is an 8 hour course and covers both the topics in Level 1 in addition to basic fundamentals of lifting and rigging to ensure safe lifts with the proper planning.