Qualified Rigger Level 1

This program meets OSHA §1926 Subpart CC, General Industry OSHA §1910, and other required qualifications for training.

As of November 2010 all employees engaged in hooking, unhooking, or guiding the load, or in the initial connection of a load to a component or structure and are within the fall zone should be a qualified rigger. A qualified rigger is also needed during assembly/disassembly of cranes.

A qualified rigger is defined as a qualified person who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training and experience, successfully demonstrated the ability to solve/resolve problems relating to rigging. This course brings all of the rigging concerns into focus for a practical, field proven method of ensuring rigging safety.

Course Overview:

This program includes technical training and the required examination to meet OSHA standards. The course illustrates the proper use and pre-use inspection of rigging gear, slings and below-the-hook lifting devices to ensure those who complete training are competent.

Major Course Topics Include:

  • OSHA Regulations, §1926 and 1910
  • Wire Rope Slings and Proper Use
  • Synthetic Web Slings and Proper Use
  • Synthetic Round Slings and Proper Use
  • Chain Slings and Proper Use
  • Rigging Hardware and Proper Use
  • Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
  • Pre-Use Sling and Gear Inspection
  • Softeners and Sling Protection
  • Sling Hitches and Applications
  • How to Verify the Working Load Limit
  • Sling & Hardware Rating Charts
  • Sling Angles and their Affect on Rigging
  • Load Balance and Center of Gravity
  • How to Determine Load Weight
  • Manufacturer’s instructions, limitations, specifications and recommendations
  • Understanding The Fall Zone
  • Taglines and Their Proper Use
  • Power Line Safety
  • Assembly/Disassembly OSHA 1926 Subpart CC

Specific Training Objectives:

  • Identification and application of sling types.
  • Identification and application of rigging hardware and hooks.
  • Identification and application of below-the-hook lifting devices.
  • Pre-use inspection and removal criteria of slings and rigging hardware.
  • How to identify the working load limits for all slings and rigging gear.
  • The effects of sling angle tension created from bridle hitch configurations.
  • Load balance and center of gravity.
  • Know and understand requirements to keep clear of the load.
  • Know and understand dangers of working around energized power lines.
  • Know specific regulations required for the rigger.

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1-Day Course #3904 $595

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