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

    Qualified Rigger Level 1

    • Introduction to Qualified Rigger Level 1

    • Code of Ethics

    • Disclaimer

    • Table of Contents

    • Rigger Level 1 Knowledge Requirements

    • Pocket Rigging Guide

    • Section 1 Quiz

  • 2

    Section 1 Safety Standards and Regulations

    • Safety Standards and Regulations

    • Crane Accidents

    • November 8, 2010

    • Crane Safety Plan

    • Crane Safety Plan (Continued)

    • Crane Safety Plan (Continued)

    • Hoisting and Rigging Hazards

    • Risk

    • Crane Inspections

    • Crane Inspections

    • Crane Operating Capacity

    • Worker Responsibility

    • OSHA

    • (CFR 29) OSHA 1910.184 (b)

    • Fatal Four

    • 10 Commandments of Workplace Safety

    • ASME and OSHA

    • Rigging Safety Standards

    • Who is responsible for Safe Rigging?

    • Safety Warnings

    • ASME B30.9

    • Documenting a Qualified Person

    • Definitions

    • Who are these People?

    • OSHA Says...

    • Manufacturer's Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities of the Rigger

    • Responsibilities of the Rigger (Continued)

    • Section 1 Quiz

  • 3

    Section 2 Inspections

    • Inspections

    • Types of Rigging Equipment

    • The 4 sling inspections

    • Inspection of Slings

    • Inspection of Rigging Hardware

    • Seection 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Section 3 Wire Rope Slings

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • Wire Rope is a Machine

    • Cores

    • Wire Rope Lay

    • Wire Rope Temperatures

    • Broken Wires Requiring Removal From Service

    • Broken Wire at Fitting

    • Broken Wires Requiring Removal From Service

    • Valley Break

    • Wires requiring Immediate Removal

    • 6-Part Braided Slings

    • Broken Wire Replacement Criteria

    • 9-Part Braided Slings

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • Cracked Fitting

    • Markings on a Wire Rope Sling

    • Overloaded Sling Eye

    • The Breaking of an Eye

    • Right Regular Lay

    • Fatigue and Abrasion Resistance - Wire Rope Diameter

    • Wire Rope Damage

    • Commonly Used Wire Ropes

    • Compacted Strand Wire Rope

    • Wire Rope Classifications

    • Wire Rope Sling Capacities

    • Crane Winch Drums

    • Section 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Section 4 Chain Slings

    • Chain Slings

    • Weld Steel Chain Grades

    • Gold Colored Chain Restriction

    • Elongation

    • Sling Inspection Regulations

    • Chain Sling Damage

    • Measuring Link Wear

    • Reach Dimension

    • OSHA Removal Regulations

    • Mechanical Coupling Links

    • Chain Capacity Chart

    • 3 and 4 Legged Chains

    • Chain Damage

    • Configuration Examples

    • Section 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Section 5 Synthetic Web Slings

    • Section 5 Synthetic Web Slings

    • Sling Protection

    • Maximum Sling Temperature

    • Synthetic Web Slings

    • Take Out of Service

    • Sling Strength Factors

    • Class 7 Capacity

    • Section 5 Quiz

  • 7

    Section 6 Round Slings

    • Section 6 Round Slings

    • Round Sling Anatomy

    • Sling Inspection

    • Removal Criteria

    • Shackle Size

    • Bearing Surface

    • Capacity Color Code

    • Section 6 Quiz

  • 8

    Section 7 Mesh Slings

    • Section 7 Mesh Slings

    • Metal Mesh Sling Replacement Criteria

    • Roughneck Wire Mesh Slings

    • Metal Mesh Specs

    • Ordering Metal Mesh Slings

    • Sling Damage Prevention

    • Section 7 Quiz

  • 9

    Section 8 Rigging Hardware and Hooks

    • Section 8 Rigging Hardware and Hooks

    • Required Training

    • Shackle in an Eyebolt

    • Hook Use

    • Shackles

    • Shackle Inspection

    • Connections and Pins

    • What Not to Do

    • Shackle and Sling Use

    • Capacity Reductions

    • Super Strong Carbon

    • Section 8A Quiz

    • Turnbuckles

    • Jaw Turnbuckle

    • Turnbuckle Load Limits

    • Crosby Links, Rings & Turnbuckles

    • Eye Plane

    • Shouldered Eye Bolts

    • Thread Engagement

    • Eyebolt Temperature Limits

    • Crosby Shouldered Eyebolts

    • Swivel Hoist Rings

    • Hoist Rings

    • Eyebolts

    • Seection 8B Quiz

    • Wire Rope Clip Use

    • Wire Rope Clip Restrictions

    • Splicing Wire Rope

    • Wedge Socket Usage

    • Wire Rope Clips

    • Blocks and Sheaves

    • Section 8C Quiz

  • 10

    Section 9 Plate Clamps, Lifting Magnet and Vacuum Lifts

    • Plate Clamps

    • Plate Clamp Components

    • Damaged Clamp Teeth

    • Plate Clamp Inspection

    • Clamp Safety

    • Plate Clamps

    • Lifting Magnets

    • Magnet Lifters

    • Vacuum Lifters

    • Section 9 Quiz

  • 11

    Section 10 Hooks

    • Section 10 Hooks

    • Damaged Hooks

    • Connections

    • Section 10 Quiz

  • 12

    Section 11 Below the Hook Lifter

    • Below the Hook Lifter

    • Section 11 Quiz

  • 13

    Section 12 Manual Hoist Inspection

    • Manual Hoist Inspection

    • Manual Hoists

    • Chain Wear Inspection

    • Lever Operated Hoist

    • Section 12 Quiz

  • 14

    Section 13 WLL, Lifts and Rigging Plan

    • Working Load Limit

    • Lifting Height

    • What is Overhead Lifting?

    • Safe Operation

    • The Rigging Plan

    • Section 13A Quiz

    • Basic Hitches

    • Hitches

    • Round Slings

    • Standard Choke Hitch

    • Double Wrapped Choke Hitch

    • Rigging Loose Bundles

    • Double Wrap Basket Hitch

    • Sling Choke Angles

    • Choke Reductions

    • Single Choker Hitch

    • Edge Protection

    • Shackle and Sling Use

    • Shackle Use

    • Shackle and Wire Rope Size

    • Determining Load Weight

    • Quiz 13B

    • Wire Rope Slings

    • D/d Ratio and Capacity

    • D/d ratio - Alloy Lifting Chain Basket

    • Quiz 13C

    • Connections

    • Minimum Sling Angle

    • Beer Facts

    • Beer Question

    • How much does Beer Weigh?

    • How heavy is Beer?

    • Sling Overload

    • Drifting Loads

    • Sling Angles

    • Crushing Load

    • Angles of Loading

    • Tension Calculation

    • Horizontal Angle

    • Quiz 13D

    • Right Angle Triangles

    • Angles of Loading

    • Center of Gravity

    • Improperly Rigging to Center of Gravity

    • Properly Rigging to Center of Gravity

    • Load Stability

    • Center of Gravity

    • Quiz 13E

  • 15

    Section 14 Capacity Examples

    • Chain Sling Size Exercise

    • Chain Sling Work Loads

    • Hoist Rings & Shackles

    • Class 7 Eye and Eye Sling Capacity

    • Crosby Shouldered Eye Bolts

    • Carbon Shackle WLL

    • Web Sling Exercise

    • Sling Exercise 1

    • Wire Rope Sling Chart

    • Sling Exercise 2

    • Quiz 14A

    • Tag Line Exercise

    • Basic Knots

    • 7 Essential Knots

    • The Thought Process of Rigging

    • Landing the Load

    • Critical Lift Plan

    • The Fall Zone

    • Quiz 14B

    • Power Line Levels

    • Power Line Awareness

    • Minimum Distance of Separation

    • Signal Person Requirements

    • Environmental Factors

    • Area Clear

    • Quiz 14C

  • 16

    Section 15 Congratulations

    • Summary

    • Congratulations

    • Thank you