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Rigging involves hooking or tying materials and equipment to chains, ropes, and cables for transported by cranes, backhoes and other construction equipment. OSHA requires that rigging work is done by a qualified rigger. Rigging safety is critical to ensure this material is secure and does not fall causing damage to people or property. The Rigging Hazards Awareness course prepares you to meet the definition of a qualified rigger per OSHA requirements and provides participants with the essential information to identify hazards associated with rigging in the construction industry. Attendees will learn OSHA and ASME standards, how to identify and mitigate rigging hazards, and inspection of slings and hardware.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- List OSHA and ASME standards
- Identify common rigging hazards
- Inspect slings and hardware
Target Audience: Anyone who works with or around cranes, and supervisors who must be familiar with OSHA standards regarding cranes in construction.
Language: This course is taught in English.
Minimum Class Size: 3
Maximum Class Size: 15
Course Length: 4 hours
Format: Lecture, Discussion, Audio/Visual
Exam(s): Written, Practical
Documentation: Photo ID card
Card Renewal: 4 years