Rigging and Signalperson Training Seminars
- All Below Hook Lifting Devices
- All Sling Types
- All Rigging Hardware
SIGNAL PERSON Certification training seminar:
Meeting new OSHA 1926.1400 rule.
- Emergency procedures in the event of an electrical encroachment
- Crane Equipment Characteristics
- Static to Dynamic loads
- Drift, Load Radius
- Boom Angle
- Two Blocking
- Boom Deflection
- Dynamic Loading
- Dynamic Unloading
- Side Loading
- Quadrants of Operation
Hands-on evaluation of each Signal Person on required Hand and Voice signals.
Rigging Certification training seminar:
Meeting current OSHA 1926.1400 rule.
- Rigging Equipment Characteristics
- Inspection Requirements and Procedures
- Operating Practices for Slings
- Cause and effect of sling angle
- Sling Tension Quick Check Procedures
- Proper load balance and control
- Using choker hitches at proper angles
- Selection of proper rigging hardware.
- Eye Bolts
- Swivel Hoist Rings
- Standard Bolt
- Web Sling
- Round Sling
- Proper Selection of Slings type and materials.
- Chain, Wire Rope, Synthetic Web & Roundslings
- Damage and Defect Detection procedures
- Removal Criteria for all rigging material
- Sling Do’s and Don’ts
- Proper Storage and Maintenance of Slings
RULES GOVERNING SIGNAL PERSON AND PERSONNEL THAT USE RIGGING EQUIPMENT: SLINGS, RIGGING HARDWARE, BELOW HOOK LIFTING DEVICES,
OSHA 1910.184 Designated means selected or assigned by the employer or the employer's representative as being qualified to perform specific duties.
OSHA 1910.184 Each day before being used, the sling and all fastenings and AND 1926.251 attachments shall be inspected for damage or defects by a competent person designated by the employer. Additional inspections shall be performed during sling use, where service conditions warrant. Damaged or defective slings shall be immediately removed from service.
1926.32(f) "Competent person" means one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.
1926.32(m) "Qualified" means one who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has successfully demonstrated his ability to solve or resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work, or the project.
1926.753(c)(2) A qualified rigger (a rigger who is also a qualified person) shall inspect the rigging prior to each shift in accordance with 1926.251.
1926.1400 Qualified person means a person who, by possession of a Proposed 2009 recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training and experience, successfully demonstrated the ability to solve/resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work, or the project.
1926.1400 Qualified rigger is a rigger who meets the criteria for a Proposed 2009 qualified person. The Consensus Standards listed below are the primary resource for OSHA 5A1 violation, as well as used in litigation. ASME B30.5 Qualified person: A person who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training and experience, successfully demonstrated the ability to solve/resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work, or the project. RULES GOVERNING PERSONNEL THAT WILL ACT AS A SIGNAL PERSON IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE RIGGING EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS AND SOME ELEMENTS OF CRANE OPERATION Signal Person A person that has been evaluated by a qualified evaluator and qualified evaluator has determined that the individual meets the Qualification Requirements of 1926.1428 and ASME B30.5 2007 5-3.3.3 and provides documentation of that.
1926.1428 Each signal person must: Proposed 2009 (1) Know and understand the type of signals used. If hand signals are used, the signal person must know and understand the Standard Method for hand signals. (2) Be competent in the application of the type of signals used. (3) Have a basic understanding of equipment operation and limitations, including the crane dynamics involved in swinging and stopping loads and boom deflection from hoisting loads. (4) Know and understand the relevant requirements of 1926.1419 through 1422 and 1926.1428. (5) Demonstrate that he/she meets the requirements in paragraph (c)(1) through (4) of this section through a verbal or written test, and through a practical test. (b) If subsequent actions by the signal person indicate that the individual may not meet the Qualification Requirements (see paragraph (c) of this section), the employer must not allow the individual to continue working as a signal person until retraining is provided and a reassessment is made in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section that confirms that the individual meets the Qualification Requirements.