8 hour Basic Rigging course:
Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a basic rigging certificate and wallet card from Northeastern Junior College’s Wind Technology program.
OSHA requires employers to use a qualified rigger:
- During hoisting activities for assembly and disassembly work (1926.1404(r)(1))
- When workers are within the fall zone and hooking, unhooking, or guiding a load, or doing the initial connection of a load to a component or structure (1926.1425(c))
- Know and understand the relevant qualified rigger qualifications
- Select and use various types of rigging equipment and hardware based upon the hazards and requirements of a job
- Learn the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of rigging slings and hardware
- Inspect rigging equipment for defects and damage and apply OSHA requirements to remove equipment from service
- Perform basic rigging knots
- Estimate weights of various materials in multiple configurations
- Understand the effects of Sling angle on sling tension
- Perform Sling tension and sling de-rating calculations prior to performing basic lifts in the lab.
- Perform basket, choker, and vertical hitches
8 hour Crane Voice & Hand Signals course:
Upon successful completion of the course and a score of 70% or better in the written and practical tests, the student will receive a voice and hand signal certificate and wallet card from Northeastern Junior College’s Wind Technology program. Completion of 8 hour Basic Rigging course is required.
OSHA requires employers to use a signal person when:
- The point of operation is not in full view of the operator (1926.1419(a)).
- The operator’s view is obstructed in the direction the equipment is traveling.
- Either the operator or the person handling the load determines that a signal person is needed because of site-specific safety concerns.
- Know and understand the relevant signal person qualification requirements specified in subpart CC (1926.1419-1926.1422; 1926.1428).
- Understand and follow the safety and personal protective equipment requirements when using lifting equipment or cranes
- Know and understand the OSHA hand and voice signals used when calling cranes or using other hoisting equipment
- Become competent using both voice and hand signals
- Understands the operations and limitations of the equipment, including the crane dynamics involved in swinging, raising, lowering and stopping loads and in boom deflection from hoisting loads
- Rig and move a load with various hitches with simulated hazards or obstructions
- Pass a written test and a practical test
Other Industry Training courses:
NJC can offer many custom built courses as needed by employers. We can build a course to meet your individual needs.
- Pre-employment preparation and training
- Resume creation and Interview Skills
- Climbing Safety & Working at Heights
- At Height Rescue with a SALA or Tractel device
- Electrical and Arc Flash Safety
- Electrical Theory, Electronics, and Sensors
- Schematics: Electrical and Hydraulic circuits
- Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers and RS Logix 500 Programming
- AC and DC motor controls including Variable Frequency Drives
Please contact Jason Hazlett at 970-521-6798 or Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.