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The Lineworker's Rigging Handbook explains the practical skills you need to make rigging tasks safer and simpler. Covers the best ways to lift transformers, splice ropes, raise conductors, erect poles, choose fittings, terminate guys, and hoist heavy equipment.
242 informative illustrations, diagrams, and practical examples make learning easy. Here's everything you need to become an expert rigger.
- Knots every lineman needs to know
- Step-by-step splicing techniques
- Instructive illustrations
- Estimating line tension
- Choosing fiber rope, wire cable
- Quick-access tables
- Safety tips
A correspondence course based on this manual is available from Penn Foster.
8" x 10" 277 pages, by BC Hydro and Alexander Publications.