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:
- 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