Certified Rigger Level 1 Training

When is a Qualified Rigger required?

According to OSHA employers must use qualified riggers during hoisting activities for assembly and disassembly work (1926.1404(r)(1)). Additionally, qualified riggers are required whenever workers are within the fall zone and hooking, unhooking , or guiding a load, or doing the initial connection of a load to a component or structure (1926.1425(c)).

Rigger 1 Training Course Material

Our Competent Person training provides the necessary training to designate the employee to work as a competent basic rigger. Our Qualified Rigger 1 Training covers the following topics:

  • OSHA regulations
  • ASME regulations
  • Chain slings proper inspection and use
  • Wire rope slings proper inspection and use
  • Round slings proper inspection and use
  • Web slings proper inspection and use
  • Mesh slings proper inspection and use
  • Sling protection
  • Shackles, eyebolts, hooks, mechanical couplers, swivel hoist rings, Plate clamps
  • Rigging hardware
  • Allowable ware
  • Sling inspections
  • Sling hitches
  • Verifying the load weight
  • Rating charts
  • Sling angles
  • Center of gravity
  • Fall zone
  • Tag lines
  • Power line safety
  • Safe working practices around cranes
Rigger 1 Class Length

7 hours including Testing

Test Language
  • English
  • Spanish