On June 1st Northern Strands hosted the Crosby Shrimp Boil and Rigging Training event. Crosby picks only 4 companies a year in North America to host this event. It took months of careful planning and teamwork to make the event a success.
We started at the Travelodge for Rigging Training. We had excellent attendance for the Crosby Rigging Course. Over 80 people attend training! Crosby Group gave an excellent course on rigging. The Crosby trainer covered everything from rigging inspection to how the working load limit can vary between different types of rigging hardware.
Did you know that Northern Strands offers a variety of safety training courses? i.e. Fall Arrest Training, Rigging Training, Winch Training, First Aid Training, Suspended Access Training, Wirelock Socketing Training, Emergency Medical Responder Training, Medical First Responder Training, Intermediate First Aid Training and more.
After training, we all headed over to Northern Strands for the second half of our event. The Crosby Shrimp Boil! This is the part everyone was waiting for. The meal consisted of sausage, peppers, corn, mushrooms, baby potatoes and of course shrimp. See the attached PDF for the full recipe.
Shrimp boil dinner.pdf (138.67 kb)
At the Shrimp Boil we provided demonstrations on Northern Strands new Mobile Test Center. We pulled rigging to destruction and showed how damaged rigging will readily break below the working load limit. Our new Mobile Test Center was engineered and fabricated for Northern Strands by our sister company Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing.
Northern Strands is now offering free, "Is Your Rigging Safe Demonstration's" to qualified customers. We will bring our Mobile Test Center on site for your demonstration. See the attached brochure for detail on how to book your rigging safety demonstration.
Is Your Rigging Safe Demonstration Brochure.pdf (1.25 mb)
In addition to the pull to destruction demonstrations, we offered tours of our Northern Strands rigging warehouse facilities. We had employees giving demonstrations on how we fabricate 1" wire rope slings in our sling bay.
Northern Strands would like to thank all of our clients that attended the Northern strands Shrimp Boil and Training Event. We hope you all enjoyed the training, dinner, pull testing demonstrations and tours of our rigging warehouse.
Here are a few more great pictures from the Northern Strands Crosby Shrimp Boil!