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

Course Title: 16-Hour Rigging Worker

Course Required for: Worker Training

CEUs: 1.6

Purpose: This course is a requirement for an individual – who is not employed by a licensed rigger – to perform rigging or signaling work in conjunction with 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 perform rigging or signaling work in conjunction with the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment, an individual must either (i) complete this course, (ii) possess a department approved national rigging certification, or (iii) be employed by a licensed rigger.

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 16 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.

Topics include but not limited to:

  • Introduction to Rigging
  • Crane & Rigging Accidents
  • CFR 29 OSHA 1926 Overview
  • NYC Construction Codes Overview
  • NYC Department of Buildings Overview
  • Lifting & Lowering Loads
  • Ropes, Knots & Hitches Overview
  • Rigging Equipment Overview
  • Inspection of Ropes & Rigging Equipment
  • Crane and Hoisting Machine Overview
  • Signaling
  • General Principles of Fall Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment & Fall Arrest Systems
  • 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: $450.00

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  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd 8:00 AM
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