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16-Hour Special Rigger

Training Fee

$500.00

To apply for a New York City Special Rigger license, all applicants must successfully complete 16 hours of training.


Session 1
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024
Time: 08:00am-04:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Session 2
Date: Sunday, February 25, 2024
Time: 08:00am-04:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY


Session 1
Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-09:30pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Session 2
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-09:30pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

Session 3
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time: 04:00pm-09:00pm
Location: 49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY


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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To apply for a New York City Special Rigger license, all applicants must successfully complete 16 hours of training.

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, February 24, 2024, Monday, April 22, 2024, Saturday, June 29, 2024

Location

49 West 38th Street, 10th Floor New York NY

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