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Crane Rigging and signal person Williston ND CRANE RIGGING AND SIGNAL PERSON  

FYI for new rules for crane, rigging, signaling

At the end of class student will receive: 

Wallet Size Rigging
IPhone Application
Certification Card OSHA approved training
Rigging Handbook
Employer will receive copy of certification
Employer will receive copy of roster for your training files
*mileage maybe issued dependent on number of persons and location .
This will include classroom and hands on inspection. Attached is copy of test they take on class completion – some questions are more advanced but it makes them aware of the complexity to rigging.

The Qualified Rigging  program also satisfies OSHA & ASME B30.5 requirements.
A qualified rigger is needed during assembly/disassembly of cranes, when employees are 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. 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 Topics Include
•        OSHA regulations, §1926 and §1910
•        Wire rope slings and proper use
•        Synthetic web slings and proper use
•        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 working load limit
•        Sling & hardware rating charts
•        Sling angles and angle stress
•        Load balance and center of gravity
•        How to determine load weight
•        Manufacturer’s instructions
•        Understanding the fall zone
•        Taglines and their proper use
•        Power line safety
Effective November 8, 2010 all “Signalpersons” and “Riggers” shall be qualified.
This is a mandatory requirement in accordance with OSHA §1926 Subpart CC.
Signalperson qualifications are identified under §1926.1428.
Classes are scheduled back to back / Qualified Rigger Level 1 and Qualified Signal Person programs to help industry comply with this regulation.
The Qualified Signal Person program also satisfies ASME B30.5 requirements applicable to general industry.  

"All signal persons must be tested and they must demonstrate qualification as a signal person." 
Course Topics Include
Terminology of the new standard
Crane characteristics & limitations
Signal person responsibilities
When is a signal person required
Hand, voice, and audible signals
Working around power lines
Step and touch potential
Clearance requirements for cranes
Reaction to power line contact
Keeping clear of the load (Fall zone)
Requirements of §1926 Subpart CC
Dangers of side loading
Crane dynamics
Dangers of two-blocking
Causes of mobile crane tipping
Causes of structural failures


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