Maryland Rigger Level 1 Training
The type of crane you are using will determine what type of Rigging Training you or your employees will need.
NOTE: New regulations went into effect on December 17, 2022 – under ASME B30.5-188.8.131.52 Qualified Riggers (“Certified”) are required when working with any type of Mobile Crane including Crawler Cranes, Locomotive Cranes, Wheeled Cranes and any variations of cranes that retain the same fundamental characteristics of 1 ton or more. Qualified Riggers must pass written and practical examinations (“Certified”). If you are involved with rigging for one of the above-mentioned cranes, you should purchase our Maryland Title 9 Certified Rigger Level 1 course.
Maryland Rigger Level 1 Course
This course provides the necessary training to meet the OSHA and ASME standards of a Rigger.
Maryland Title 9 Certified Rigger Level 1 Course
Includes the above training and the testing required to meet the ASME B30.5 definition of a Qualified Rigger (“Certified”) and Maryland Title 9-12.26 Qualifications for Riggers.
These courses are 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.
Both of these courses are available online and onsite.
We offer group discounts for training multiple employees using our online training or with onsite training at your location. Call us for a free quote for a Live Onsite or Group Online Maryland Rigger training course for your employees.
Individuals can achieve immediate qualified Maryland Rigger status with our Online Maryland Title 9 Certified Rigger Level 1 course. Click here to enroll.
Many customer choose to have us teach the Maryland Rigger course and the Signal Person course on the same day. View the Signal Person course material and sign up to take the Signal Person Course and Certified Signal Person Exam.
Maryland Rigger and Maryland Title 9 Rigger Level 1 Training Course Material
Our Maryland Rigger Level 1 training provides the necessary training to designate the employee to work as a competent basic rigger. Our Maryland Rigger Level 1 training covers the following topics:
- Maryland Title 9 Regulation
- Selection and use of applicable slings
- Rigging hardware
- Below the hook lifting devices, including their limitations
- Rigging practices
- Hazards associated with rigging
- Inspection requirements
- Applications of standard hitches
- Load weight and center of gravity estimation
- Effects of angles on rigging components and load movement potential while suspended
- Applicable inspection and operation practices according to ASME B30.9, B30.10, B30.20, B30.23, or B30.26
- Sling protection
- Allowable wear
- Verifying the load weight
- Rating charts
- Sling angles
- Center of gravity
- Fall zone
- Tag lines
- Power line safety
- Safe working practices around cranes