Course Description: To continue to supervise the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment – and a licensed rigger or designated rigging foreman is not required for such work – an individual must either (i) complete this refresher training course every four years following the completion of the 32- Hour Rigging Supervisor course & every four years thereafter, or (ii) possess a national rigging certification (NCCO).
- Introduction to Cranes and Derricks.
- Crane and rigging accidents.
- OSHA 1926 Subpart CC overview.
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Material handling, storage and housekeeping.
- Fall Protection.
- NYC Building Code and agency (DOB, DEP, DOT, MTA) overview.
- Inspection of cranes, ropes and operator responsibilities.
- Maintenance and repair of cranes and ropes.
- Plan reading.
- Hazards of operating in a dense urban environment, power lines, high wind hazards.
- Prohibition against hoisting over pedestrians, traffic and adjoining buildings.
- Shut-down procedures.
- Communication while rigging (radios, hand signals, flags, etc.).
- Reading load charts, lifting and lowering loads.
- Safety protocol and emergency procedures.
- Crane assembly, jumping and disassembly.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must have experience with rigging and be familiar with terminology.
Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Supervise rigging operations on a job site.
- Inspect all rigging equipment.
- Ensure that workers are practicing safe rigging operations.
- Ensure that fall protection methods are followed.Course Materials: This course consists of power point presentations, lecture, real-life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual and in-class practical exercises.
Course Duration: 16 hours of in-class training (excluding breaks).