Now offering the Field Guide in Spanish!



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The Complete RIGGER’S REFERENCE Handbook is a practical, well-illustrated guide designed as a quick reference tool for the beginning and professional rigger, crane operator, supervisor and others responsible for the safe and proper use and inspection of rigging gear.  This handbook is specifically designed to be used in the instruction of crane and rigging activity.  It is the product of over 30 years of the author’s personal experience in construction and maintenance rigging, as well as the design, development and presentation of crane and rigging training. Several years of fabrication experience with the Slingmax® Rigging Solutions organization provides a unique perspective of rigging.

What’s New in the 3rd Edition?


  • Rigger’s Reference Handbook (3rd Edition) (Spanish) Rigger’s Reference Handbook (3rd Edition) The Rigger’s Field Guide (RFG) Load Angle Identifier (LAI)
  • Mobile Crane Signal Reference Card (MCC) Mobile Crane Signal Poster (MCS) Overhead Crane Signal Poster (OCS) Mobile Crane Hand Signal Sticker (MCD)