Certified Rigger Level 2 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 2 Training Course Material

Designed for the Journeyman rigger our Qualified Rigger 2 Course teaches rigging principles and methods. You will learn calculating methods, job planning, hitches, lift plans, load turning, and pre-use inspections. The ACS Rigger 2 Training covers the following topics:

  • OSHA regulations
  • ASME regulations
  • Lift planning
  • D/d ratios
  • Below the hook lifter applications
  • Rigging hardware and rating charts
  • Load angle factors and how to calculate the tension
  • How to use the rigging book for information
  • Calculating the center of gravity
  • Assembly and disassembly
  • Softeners and sling protection
  • Sling hitches
  • Power line safety
  • Tagline safety
  • Fall zone
Rigger 2 Class Length

2 - 8 hour class days including Testing

Test Language
  • English