Water bottles are jettisoned on to the bank, rigger nuts squeezed to check they won't rattle (I have a small spanner in case there's a problem).
The accident at the Narrabeen occurred when the rigger was unloading large steel structure - the lifting system failed and the structure collapsed and crushed the worker to death.
All of which begs a question: how does a seasoned rigger who has spent years at Nigg, sometimes working more than 100 feet up on the steel legs of a giant oil platform, fit into Easter Ross's new industry?
David Hird won first prize in the Wharfedale Audi Young Designer of the Year competition after designing a quick-release boat rigger attachment for rowing boats.
A rigger can knock a crane over as fast as a crane operator.
A rigger tells the crane operator where to put the hook, when to lift, what to do.
Cpl Valdivia recommends that anyone considering a trade transfer to Rigger Parachute first contact a rigger to discuss the pros and cons of the job.
A competent rigger can easily replace parachute lines sewn directly to the parachute.
He worked at the circus as a rigger , putting up the big top.
About 200 building workers at three Gold Coast construction sites in Queensland walked off the job on February 11 after a rigger fell to his death the day before.