8-HOUR RIGGING WORKER REFRESHER

COURSE DESCRIPTION

During the training, students will be provided with an overview of OSHA and DOB policies, procedures, and ASME rigging standards with a special emphasis on recognition and prevention of hazardous conditions.

Additional topics will include instructions on how to visually inspect rigging equipment, basic crane components, crane setup and methods of applying proper rigging hitches. Students will participate in hands-on exercises in which they will be responsible for presenting, installing and using various rigging applications.

Hands-on assessment will be made by instructor to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, inspect rigging hardware and apply learned rigging lifting techniques. Immediately prior to the end of the course, students will independently participate in a multiple-choice final exam.

Audience: This course is intended for workers who are renewing an expired or soon to be expired 16-Hour Rigging Worker or 8-Hour Rigging Worker Refresher ID card to continue to perform rigging or signaling work in conjunction with the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment.

DOB Course Code: CRA-201

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NYC DOB REQUIREMENT:

16-HOUR RIGGING WORKER

As per 3316.9.2.2 of the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, this course is required by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) for individuals, not hired directly by a licensed rigger to continue to perform rigging or signaling work within the City of New York.

CEUs (CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS)

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CEU REQUIREMENTS

  1. 100% attendance for the 30 Hour Concrete Safety Manager Course: 8 hours of instruction time

  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form

  3. Active participation in all class exercises

  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment

  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing (70%) score on required end-of-course examination

  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)

Students who do not pass the written or practical exam will have one opportunity to retake the entire 8-hour course and retake the exam at reduced fee of $150

Students must contact Fast Line Safety Training to schedule and pay for the retake class within 6 months following the original class date.

Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Should students miss any portions of the course, it is the student’s responsibility to contact Fast Line Safety Training to arrange to attend another scheduled event.

PREREQUISITE: Students attending this course should have previously taken a 16-Hour Rigging Worker or 8-Hour Rigging Worker Refresher within the last 4 years from an approved training provider. The expired or soon to be expired card must be presented prior to the start of the course.

Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in. 

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Recognize hazards associated to rigging in construction

  2. Inspect rigging equipment in accordance to ASME, OSHA and manufacturer requirements

  3. Identify hitch configurations, equipment capacities and basic knots

  4. Use rigging equipment and hitches in various applications

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INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS

A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory, visual and kinesthetic methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing/quizzing, hands-on activities, and classroom discussions.

8-HOUR RIGGING WORKER COURSE

Price: $245.00

Location: 535 Broadhollow Road, STE B9, Melville, NY 11747

Language: English

Call us to set up a class in Spanish

COURSE COMPLETION CARD

- Students that successfully complete the course will be issued a wallet-sized completion card that is valid for four years.

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