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Rigging Safety

Rigging Safety, Safety Training, OSHA Training

Course Description

Rigging operations move or transport heavy loads from one place to another. Riggers prepare equipment, components, or sections for lifting by cranes, hoists, or other material handling equipment.

Language: English/Spanish

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Rigging standards and regulations fall under 29 CFR 1926.251 and 1926.753.

Government Requirements:

29 CFR 1926.251

29 CFR 1926.753

29 CFR 1910.184

Who Needs this Training?

Riggers or workers working with or near rigging operations must have training. Rigging operations cannot be performed by inexperienced and untrained workers.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified

The lack of rigger training can result in injuries and possible fatalities. the lack of training may also result in equipment damage, property damage, and other damages.

Included Topics:

By the end of this course, we will have covered the following topics:

-Introduction – 0:23

-Topic 1: Introduction to Rigging – 9:30

-Topic 2: Crane Rigging and Lifting  – 8:23

-Topic 3: Helicopter Rigging and Lifting  – 6:01

-Topic 4: Spotters  – 3:43

-Topic 5: Rigging Equipment – 13:28

-Topic 6: Equipment Inspection and Storage  – 6:13

-Topic 7: Personal Protective Equipment – 2:38

-Topic 8: Training – 3:41

-Summary – 0:22


Annual recertification is recommended.

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