Gin Pole Principles

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This Gin Pole Course is based on the new ANSI standards: A10.48-2016 Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communication Towers, and TIA 322-2016 Loading, Analysis and Design Criteria Related to the Installation, Alternative and Maintenance of Communication Structures. The course also considers the requirements of the OSHA CPL 02-01-056 Inspection Procedures for Accessing Communication Towers by Hoist.

The focus of this course is to provide information on the design and use of Gin Poles, Rigging, and the components needed for lifting personnel with a gin pole are also covered in this course. Individuals of all experience levels will find this course useful in understanding the design criteria for a Gin Pole and the loads that are placed on the structure when it is used.

Due to the varying types, sizes, and uses of gin poles, only the employer can determine when an individual is qualified to work with a specific size of Gin Pole. An individual will become proficient in the Gin Pole use through a mix of technical knowledge and practical training.

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*This course is discounted for NATE members.