Summary: This workshop is designed to be a component of an employer’s internal basic rigging and signaling training program by providing the required core classroom training, written knowledge verification quizzes, and fundamental hands-on workshop rigging scenarios to assist employers in meeting federal and/or state OSHA regulations requiring a Qualified Rigger, Signalperson or Spotter.
Attend as either:
A) Employer’s trainer/evaluator B) Trainer/evaluator Refresher C) End User D) End User Refresher
Students successfully completing the program will receive copies of all testing and evaluation documentation and a proof of training ID card.
Length: 6-8 Hours
Topics: Risk management, safety and hazards when working around cranes, developing rigging plans, the use and inspection criteria for master links, shackles, eyebolts, lifting eyes, wire rope/chain/synthetic web/synthetic round slings, calculating horizontal sling angle stress, sling hitches, using spreader bars and equalizer beams, calculating load weight, center of gravity and leg loads. Additionally, the Signaling/Spotting portion of this course covers the requirements for a Qualified Signal Person, power line clearances and safety, proper positioning, craning hazards, hand and verbal signaling for mobile/tower/overhead cranes, meanings, actions and potential hazards the signals may cause.