Tower Safety and Instruction

Competent Rigger Webinar

A. DESCRIPTION

Competent Rigger 1 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, 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.

B. COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • 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

C. SKILLS

  • 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.