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16-Hour Special Rigger

Training Fee

$550.00

This 16-Hour Special Rigger Safety training course is a licensing requirement for applications for a Special Rigger’s license with the New York City (NYC) Department of Buildings (DOB).


Session 1
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024
Time: 08:00am-04:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Session 2
Date: Sunday, June 30, 2024
Time: 08:00am-04:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY


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Course Description: This 16-Hour Special Rigger Safety training course is a licensing requirement for applications for a Special Rigger’s license with the New York City (NYC) Department of Buildings (DOB). This course is required for anyone who takes responsibility for the use of suspended scaffolding.

 

Topics:

  • Introduction to Special Rigging
  • Rigging Accidents
  • CFR 29 OSHA 1926
  • NYC Construction Codes
  • NYC Department of Buildings Overview
  • Basic Plan Reading & Symbols
  • Design Criteria for Rigging & Factors of Safety
  • Rigging Math & Calculations
  • Inspection, Maintenance & Repair of Rigging & Ropes
  • Hoisting & Hoisting Equipment
  • Suspension Methods & Setup
  • Lifting & Lowering Loads
  • Suspended Working Platforms
  • Safety Protocols/Personal Protective Equipment/Operational Aids
  • Hazardous/Flammable/Caustic Materials
  • Emergency Procedures during Scaffold Incidents
  • Logs & Record Keeping
  • Evaluation of Training, Employment, & Qualifications of Rigging & Specialty crews.
  • General Construction Site Hazard

Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate between OSHA standards and the NYC Building Code.
  • Identify rigging equipment and their hazards.
  • Discuss common causes of accidents with hoisting and rigging.
  • Identify unsafe conditions in the use of load binders.
  • Explain safe working practices and develop emergency procedures.
  • Inspect rigging hardware and recognize unsatisfactory conditions.
  • Explain the proper use and limitations of rigging equipment and hardware (wire rope, synthetic slings, shackles, eye bolts, hooks, etc.).
  • State the proper hand signals used during lifting operations.
  • Recognize suspension methods and setup.
  • Calculate loads for rigging, measurement, symbols, geometry, leverage, friction, fulcrum, center of gravity, uniform and concentrated loading.

Course Materials:  Will be provided.

CEU’s: 1.6

Course Duration: 16 hours of training (not including class breaks)

Training Date

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Location

Hybrid Training – Remote Zoom
49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

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