Originally, contractors and employees determined to be eligible to work at the job site and use bolt tensioning equipment were required to undergo a 4-6 hour instructor-led classroom training, administered via PowerPoint.

Bolt tensioners can be highly dangerous as they produce much more ft-lbs of force than a human can. Injury and even death can result in misuse of a bolt tensioner. While the manufacturer did have a recommended use video available, it did not the task at hand.

We produced an 8-minute