Filled with practical advice and real-world cautions on how to do on-site lifting jobs safely. An excavator or wheel loader or backhoe is not a crane. You owe it to yourself, and the people working in the area, to watch this video before the work begins. Topics: Operator/Rigger teamwork, Analyzing the load Determining proper rigging, How to figure and adjust for center of gravity on odd shape loads, Effects of various type hitches and angles on sling strength. (29 minutes).