Free Chain Sling Safety Classes at F.D. Lake

Can You Recognize Severe Chain Sling Danger Signs?
F. D. Lake offers our Alloy Chain Sling Safety Class
Free of Charge!

 "Great teacher...very knowledgeable...
...talks to you in terms you can understand."
Chris Ankney - John R. Howell Co.

"I would recommend anyone in this trade be
required to know this information."
Steve Claflin - Autodie International

"This training not only impacted the participants, it has raised the level of awareness
throughout our facility."
Paul Andrews - Safety Coordinator
Autodie International

  • Conducted by a 20 yr. Chain Sling Veteran
  • Class Certificate awarded upon successful completion of the class
  • Right-size classes - maximum of 20 students per session
  • All class materials provided
  • Wear gages, wall charts and pocket rigging cards supplied to all attendees
  • Box lunch and drinks provided
  • Tour F. D. Lake chain, synthetic and wire rope facilities
  • One day classes are held periodically.
    They run from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM at our Grand Rapids location and include a box lunch.
  • Identification of the 5 welded link chain grades
  • Load (hoist) chain identification and heat treating
  • ID tags and Working Load Limits of System 6, System 8 and System 10 chain
  • How chain is manufactured, how slings are assembled, heat treated and tested
  • Sling chain theory and applications
  • Angular lifting
  • Federal OSHA Standard B1910.184 / MIOSHA Standards, IOSHA Standards
  • What to look for while inspecting chains.
  • Safe handling of slings
To check availability or to reserve space in one of our one day classes call 1-800-442-9189
You can click here to E-mail us your reservation request.
Click here for maps and directions
616-241-5639 800-442-9189 3313 Lousma Dr. SE
3313 Lousma Dr. SE P.O. Box 8831 Grand Rapids, Michigan 49548
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