Qualified Rigger Level 1 Training

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

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

Rigger 1 Class Locations

  • Onsite - saves you money because we come to you with everything needed to qualify your employees
  • Scheduled classes at nearby locations throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas
Test Language
  • English
  • Spanish
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)).

OSHA Qualified Rigger Requirements