Tower Safety & Instruction

Competent Rigger Webinar


Competent Rigge  training provides the training necessary for an employer to designate a person to work as a competent basic level rigger. Training satisfies qualification requirements for the construction industry, TIA 222-G OSHA §1926 Subpart CC, General Industry OSHA §1910,  ANSI 10.48, ASME and other required qualifications for training. Persons attending this course will learn pre-use inspection, proper use, and application of rigging gear. Course focus includes making sure all participants fully understand sling hitches, proper rigging gear assemblies, sling protection, and work site safety.


  • How to verify working load limit
  • Wind Speeds
  • Gin Pole
  • Keeping clear of the load (Fall zone)
  • Signal Objectives
  • Sling angles and angle stress
  • Load balance and center of gravity
  • Requirements of §1926 Subpart CC
  • Manufacturer’s instructions
  • Understanding the fall zone
  • Taglines and their proper use
  • Power line safety
  • Safety while working around cranes


  • Knowledgeable and competent of properly using rigging at a worksite.
  • Understands the operations and limitations of the equipment, including the crane dynamics involved
  • Ability to bring attention to un-safe or hazardous conditions or acts that may cause injury to themselves or any other climber
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to complete job requests with minimal supervision.