• Qualified Rigger

    This Qualified Rigging and Hand Signals course has been developed for those workers in charge of rigging loads for crane operation, and covers the knowledge needed by a worker to safely and properly perform the many tasks required of a rigger.

    The crane rigger has many responsibilities and plays an integral part in the safety of a job site where cranes are in operation.  This course, built from, and adhering to the standard for Cranes and Derricks in construction and will help to properly prepare a rigger to do their job safely and correctly.

    Potential benefits of a qualified rigger:

    • Fewer accidents, injuries, and fatalities
    • Reduced risk of loss
    • Assurance of riggers abilities
    • Less property damage
    • Improved safety records
    • Enhanced public image of riggers

    A signal-person must:

    • Know and understand the type of signals used
    • Be competent in the application of the type of signals used
    • Have a basic understanding of equipment operation and limitations, including the crane dynamics involved in swinging and stopping loads and boom deflection from hoisting loads
    • Know and understand the relevant requirements of the provisions of the standard relating to signals.

    This Qualified Rigging and Hand Signals Course Training program covers:

    • Definitions
    • Hazard Recognition
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Load Movement and Hoisting
    • Types, Selection, and Use of Rigging Equipment
    • Rigging Equipment Inspection
    • Wire Rope, Connectors, Chains and Synthetic Slings
    • Hand Signals