Become a Qualified Rigger Level 1

Our Qualified Rigger Level 1 Course provides the necessary training to meet the OSHA standards of a Qualified Rigger.

This 7 hour online course covers OSHA regulations, the use and inspection of slings, rigging hardware, load weight and other areas critical to understanding and operating a safe job site. This course is recommended for all employees who are working within the fall zone of a load and especially if they are involved in the hooking and unhooking of the load or in the guiding of a load.
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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Rigging and Cranes

    • Introduction to Rigger 1 Training

    • Disclaimer

    • Definition of a Rigger

    • Table of Contents

    • Riggers Responsibilities

    • Summary of Rigger responsibilities

    • Rigging Hazards

    • Qualified Rigger

    • Crane and Rigging accidents

    • November 8, 2010

    • Mobile Cranes

    • Rough Terrain Cranes

    • Lattice Boom Cranes

    • Dedicated Pile Driving Cranes

    • Tower Cranes

    • Gantry Cranes

    • Bridge Cranes

    • Jib Cranes

    • Travel Lift

    • Crane Inspections

    • Crane Inspection Details

    • Risk

    • Who is Responsible for Safe Rigging?

    • Introduction Quiz

  • 2

    Section 1 Safety and Standards

    • Section 1 Safety and Standards

    • OSHA 1926.1404(r)(1)

    • Employer Responsibility

    • Worker Responsibility

    • OSHA

    • (CFR 29) OSHA 1910.184 (b)

    • Fatal 4

    • 10 Commandments of a Safe Workplace

    • Doing the Job Right

    • OSHA Regulations

    • ASME

    • STANDARDS

    • WARNINGS

    • ASME B30.9

    • Documenting

    • Qualified Rigger

    • Who are these People

    • Designated Person

    • Competent Person

    • Fabricator

    • Manufacturer's Responsibility

    • Section 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Section 2 Inspections

    • Inspections

    • When was your Last Inspection?

    • Types of Rigging Equipment

    • The 4 sling inspections

    • Reasons for Inspecting

    • What Crosby has to say about sling inspections

    • Temperatures

    • Section 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Section 3 Wire Rope Slings

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • Wire Rope Machine

    • Wire Rope Components

    • Cores

    • Wire Rope Lay

    • Wire Rope Temperatures

    • Broken Wires Requiring Removal From Service

    • Broken Wire at a Fitting

    • Wires requiring Immediate removal

    • Valley Break

    • 10-5

    • Cable Laid Slings

    • Broken Wires

    • 6 Part Braided Slings

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • 9-Part Braided Slings

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • Broken Wires on Cranes

    • Cracked Fitting

    • Overloaded Sling Eye

    • The Breaking of an Eye

    • Wire Rope Diameter

    • Wire Rope Damage

    • Commonly Used Wire Ropes

    • Wire Rope Classifications

    • Compacted Wire Ropes

    • Wire Rope Sling Chart

    • Crane Drums

    • Section 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Section 4 Chain Slings

    • Chain Slings

    • Inspections

    • Sling Inspection Regulations

    • Chain Sling Damage

    • Measuring Link Wear

    • Reach Dimension

    • Alloy Steel Chain Slings

    • OSHA Removal Regulations

    • Elongation

    • Weld Steel Chain Grades

    • Gold Colored Chain Restriction

    • Working Limit of CM Grade Chain

    • Mechanical Coupling Links

    • Chain Capacity Chart

    • 3 and 4 Legged Chains

    • Chain Damage

    • Configuration Examples

    • Chain Sling Capacities

    • Section 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Section 5 Web Slings

    • Sling Protection

    • Maximum Sling Temperature

    • Synthetic Web Slings

    • Red Core Yarn

    • Take Out of Service

    • Sling Strength Factors

    • Class 7 Capacity

    • Section 5 Quiz

  • 7

    Section 6 Round Slings

    • Roundsling Safety

    • Roundsling Anatomy

    • Shackle Size

    • Bearing Surface

    • Sling Inspection

    • Capacity Color Code

    • Round Slings & Water

    • Round Slings

    • Section 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Section 7 Mesh Slings

    • Ordering Metal Mesh Slings

    • Metal Mesh Sling Replacement

    • Roughneck Wire Mesh Slings

    • Metal Mesh Slings

    • Metal Mesh Specs

    • Sling Damage Prevention

    • Section 7 Quiz

  • 9

    Section 8 A Rigging Hardware And Hooks

    • Rigging Hardware

    • Training Requirement

    • Shackle in a Eyebolt

    • Shackles

    • Shackle Inspection

    • Shackle Markings

    • Connections and Pins

    • Shackle and Sling Use

    • Super Strong Carbon

    • Hooks

    • Damaged Hooks

    • Hook Connections

    • Proper Hook Attachment

    • Section 8 A Quiz

  • 10

    Section 8 B Turnbuckles Eye bolts and hoist rings

    • Turnbuckles

    • Jaw Turnbuckle

    • Turnbuckle Load Limits

    • Crosby Links, Rings & Turnbuckles

    • Shouldered Eye Bolts

    • Thread Engagement

    • Eyebolt Temperature Limits

    • Crosby Shouldered Eyebolts

    • Eye Plane

    • Swivel Hoist Rings

    • Hoist Rings

    • Eyebolts

    • Section 8 B Quiz

  • 11

    Section 8 C Wire rope clips Blocks and sheaves

    • Wire Rope Clip Restrictions

    • Wire Rope Clip Use

    • Splicing Wire Rope

    • Minimum Tail Length

    • Wire Rope Clips

    • Wire Clip Failure

    • Blocks and Sheaves

    • Sheave Groove Clearance

    • Section 8 C Quiz

  • 12

    Section 9 Plate clamps, Magnet lifters and Vacume lifters

    • Plate Clamps

    • Plate Clamp Inspection

    • Plate Clamps

    • Damaged Clamp Teeth

    • Clamp Safety

    • Plate Clamps

    • Lifting Magnet

    • Magnet Lifters

    • Vacuum Lifters

    • Section 9 Quiz

  • 13

    Section 10 lifting beams and below the hook lifters

    • Below the Hook Lifters

    • Section 10 Quiz

  • 14

    Section 11 Manual hoist

    • Manual Hoists

    • Manual Hoist Picture

    • Chain Weld Direction

    • Chain Wear Inspection

    • Lever Operated Hoist

    • Section 11 Quiz

  • 15

    Section 12 WLL, Overhead lifting and Rigging plans

    • Design Factor

    • Working Load Limit

    • Lifting Height

    • What is Overhead Lifting

    • Basic Rigging

    • Safe Operation

    • The Rigging Plan

    • Controlling the Load

    • Section 12 Quiz

  • 16

    Section 13 Sling hitches, Shackles and Sling protection

    • Basic Hitches

    • Hitches

    • Standard Choke Hitch

    • Double Wrapped Choke Hitch

    • Double Wrap Basket Hitch

    • Rigging Loose Bundles

    • Single Choker Hitch

    • Choke Reductions

    • Choke Capacity Adjustment

    • Edge Protection

    • Shackle Use

    • Shackle and Sling Use

    • Section 13 Quiz

  • 17

    Section 14 Wire rope D/d, Chain D/d and included angles

    • Determining Load Weight

    • Determining Load Weight 1

    • Determining Load Weight 2

    • D/d Ratios

    • Wire Rope Hitches

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • Chain D/d

    • Chain Sling Connections

    • Hook Angles

    • Connections

    • Minimum Sling Angle

    • Beer Facts

    • Beer Question

    • How heavy is Beer?

    • How much does Beer Weigh?

    • Sling Overload

    • Section 14 Quiz

  • 18

    Section 15 Drifting loads, Calculating tensions and sling angles

    • Drifting Loads

    • Sling Angles

    • Crushing Load

    • Angles of Loading

    • Determining Sling Angle

    • Tension Calculators

    • Calculating Tensions

    • Right Angle Triangles

    • Angles of Loading

    • Section 15 Quiz

  • 19

    Section 16 Center of gravity and calculating tensions

    • Center of Gravity

    • Rigging to Center of Gravity 2

    • Calculating Leg Tensions

  • 20

    Section 17 Load Stability and weight

    • Load Stability

    • Center of Gravity

    • Load Details

    • Section 17 Quiz

  • 21

    Section 18 Size exercise

    • Size Exercise

    • Chain Sling Work Loads

    • Hoist Rings & Shackles

    • Web Sling Exercise

    • Sling Capacity Chart

    • Crosby Shouldered Eye Bolts

    • Carbon Shackle WLL

    • Sling Exercise 1

    • Sling Exercise 2

    • Wire Rope Sling Capacities

    • Section 18 Quiz

  • 22

    Section 19 knots, Rigging plan and fall Zone

    • Basic Knots

    • Rigging Plan

    • Landing the Load

    • The Fall Zone

    • Riggers in the Fall Zone

    • Keep Clear of the Load

    • Area Clear

    • Section 19 Quiz

  • 23

    Section 20 Lift Plans, Power lines and Tag lines

    • Lift Plans

    • Critical Lift Plan

    • Power Line Levels

    • Overhead Hazards

    • Electrical Hazards

    • Power Line Awareness

    • Signalperson Requirements

    • Tag Line Exercise

    • Tag Lines

    • Section 20 Quiz

  • 24

    Section 21 Congratulations

    • Summary

    • Congratulations

    • Thank you