Location: The Training Institute of Site Safety LLC, 21 West 38th Street, 11th Floor training room NYC 10018

Course Title: 32-Hour Rigging Supervisor

Course Required for: Worker Training

CEUs. 3.2

Purpose: This course is a requirement for an individual – who is not a licensed rigger or a designated foreman of a licensed rigger – to supervise the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment. In lieu of completing this course, an individual may instead possess a department approved national rigging certification.

NYC Requirement: 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 course or (ii) possess a department approved national rigging certification.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training.

Audience: This training is geared for construction foremen, riggers, safety supervisors, rigging inspectors, and personnel in charge of rigging operations not hired directly by a licensed rigger.

Course Materials: This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration. We will provide a student manuals, Hands-on demonstration, and in-class practical exercises.

Attendance and Course Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the course. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive 32 Hour Rigging Supervisor completion picture ID card that will be valid for 4 years. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities.

  • Introduction to Cranes & Derricks
  • Crane & RIGGING Accidents
  • CFR 29 OSHA 1926 Overview
  • E (PPE-Personal Protective Equipment), H (Material Handling, Storage),
  • K (Electrical), L (Scaffolds),
  • M (Fall Protection),
  • CC (Cranes and Derricks in Construction)
  • NYC Construction Codes Overview
  • NYC Department of Buildings Overview
  • NYC Department of Transportation
  • NYC Transit Authority Overview
  • Basic Building Structure
  • Inspection of Cranes, Ropes & Operator Responsibility
  • Maintenance and Repair of Cranes and Ropes
  • Crane Setup
  • Reading Plans
  • Operating Cranes
  • Starting up the crane
  • Hazards of operating in a dense urban environment High wind hazards
  • Operating near power lines
  • Prohibition against hoisting over pedestrians, traffic & adjoining buildings Requirements for shutting down and securing the crane
  • Communication between workers & supervisors while rigging: radios; hand signals; flags; etc.
  • Reading Load Charts
  • NYC-approved load charts
  • Lifting & Lowering Loads
  • Operational Aids and Safety Devices
  • Crane & Derrick Safety Protocols & Emergency Procedures
  • Crane Assembly, Jumping & Disassembly
  • Rigging Requirements
  • General Construction Site Hazards
  • NYC DOB Unsafe Condition (311) Notification Procedure
  • NYC DOI/Buildings Integrity Training Contact Information Sheet
  • Review all Training Topics
  • Written (Multiple Choice) Assessment

A TRAINING INSTITUTE OF SITE SAFETY, LLC staff will be available to students and respond to any of their needs prior to, during, or after each training event. You may contact Maria Diaz Director of Training Development at 212-683-7200 during normal business hours or at 646.369.2311after hours and on weekends. You can also email maria@site-safety.com

Registration Price: $550.00

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  • 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Monday, July 6th through Friday, July 10th 3:30 PM
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