The Canadian Rigger and Signalperson Online Safety Course serves as a basic introduction to this comprehensive subject and how to avoid
the common cause of rigging accidents..
Course topics include:
Angles and Stresses
The following federal, state, and local standards that are encompassed in the program include:
CAN/CSA-Z150-11 – Safety Code on Mobile Cranes
CAN/CSA-Z150.3-11 – Safety Code on Articulating Boom Cranes
CAN/CSA-C22.2 – Safety Code for Material Hoists
ISO 16715:2014 – Hand Signals with Cranes
ASME B30.5 – Mobile and Locomotive Cranes
ASME B30.22 – Articulating Boom Cranes
ASME B30.2, 11, 16, 17 – Overhead and Gantry Cranes
Students will learn about the importance of properly securing loads, equipment inspection requirements, as well as voice and hand signals when communicating to the crane operator
when moving a load..
The different types of rigging equipment will be covered including commonly used lifting equipment, as well as slings, shackles,
eye bolts and hooks.
Students will be instructed on how to rig the load based on its center of gravity as well as calculating the angles and stresses of a pick. You will also learn the different ways to secure a load with sling hitches.
Introduction to Rigger and Signalman training course is OSHA compliant. This online version fulfills the requirement of OSHA’s classroom training. Intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by OSHA.
Estimated Training Length: The estimated time for this training is 5-5.5 hours, although students vary in their progression through the course.
The Canadian Rigger and Signalperson Online Safety Course includes the following content:
Angles and Stresses
General Hand Signals
The Intended Audience for this program includes:
This course counts as .4 CEUs.
In order to earn CEUs, this course must be completed, and the final exam passed with a score of no less than 80%.