Blocking and Cribbing for Heavy Equipment

SKU: C-391

This course describes equipment and guidelines for successful blocking and cribbing operations.
Training Time: 21 Minutes

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$249.00

Blocking and cribbing is a phrase which describes a variety of procedures used to stabilize heavy equipment, or large components of heavy equipment, during maintenance. Blocking refers to any of a number of methods for securing a machine, or part of a machine, while it is being worked on. Cribbing refers to the technique of stacking a group of uniform blocks to create a temporary, but sturdy, elevated structure capable of supporting a heavy load. This course describes equipment and guidelines for successful blocking and cribbing operations.

Topics Covered:

  • Describe the purpose of blocking
  • Describe cribbing
  • Identify some of the blocking techniques used with heavy equipment
  • Describe the materials used for cribbing
  • Describe cribbing block care 
  • Describe some of the techniques used to build a successful crib

21 Minutes (13 min. video + 8 min. test)

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