This 1-day Riggers and Signal person course assists employers in meeting the current federal and selected state regulations for Qualified Person training, testing, and evaluation. This is NOT a national certification program.
This 8 hour course covers the basics for a Rigger or Signal Person according to the new federal crane rule - 29CFR1926.1400 and selected state regulations – Includes: classroom training, section quizzes, final written exams, and hands-on practical workshop rigging scenarios. The Rigging portion of this course covers risk management, general crane safety & hazards of operating cranes, rigging plans, the use and inspection criteria for master links, shackles, eyebolts, lifting eyes, slings, sling angles, hitches, spreader bars and equalizer beams, calculating load weight & and center of gravity. Additionally, the Signaling/Spotting portion of this course covers Qualified Signal Person requirements, power line safety, positioning, craning hazards, signal person requirements, and hand and verbal crane signaling, meanings, actions and potential hazards they may cause. Students successfully completing the program will receive copies of all testing and evaluation documentation and a Rigging, Signaling and Spotting Qualification training ID card (sent to you within 10 business days of the class).
Attending the workshop as an “In-house Trainer” allows you to utilize our program internally for your company employees and includes all of the above as well as "How to Be an Effective Trainer", color-keyed instructor's manual, PowerPoint presentation of course material, instructor/evaluator photo ID card & certificate of completion (to be sent to you within 10 business days of course completion), 10 student workbooks, written exam, exam grading key, practical evaluation form, sign-in sheet, score sheet, record keeping instructions, student card template, and a trainer tote bag.