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Qualified Rigger and Signal Person Training, Athens GA

Qualified Rigger & Signal Person Training

  • Understanding basic crane safety and set-up
  • Learn new caught between / pinch point regulations
  • Understand new ground condition regulations for cranes
  • Learn new overhead power line regulations
  • Signal Person Regulations
  • Rigging Training and Regulations
  • Practical and written testing
  • Each course participant will receive a 100+ page training manual that includes all material covered in the course for future reference

What is a qualified rigger?

A qualified rigger “possesses a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, OR who by extensive knowledge, training and experience, can successfully demonstrate the ability to solve problems related to rigging loads”.

Which OSHA requirements must a rigger meet to be considered a qualified signal person?

A Signalperson is required, according to OSHA regulations, in the following situations: The operator does not have a full view of the point of operation. The operator’s view is obstructed in the direction that the equipment is moving. The operator or the person handling the load feels that a signalperson is needed.

What does a certified rigger do?

certified rigger is a person who has been trained and certified to handle and move loads. The level of certification depends upon the individual’s training, knowledge, skill base, and ability to perform functions related to the selection, inspection, and proper use of rigging equipment.

Signalperson and Rigger: Qualification vs. Certification

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has specific—but different—qualification requirements for signalpersons and riggers. In both cases people often wonder whether “certification” equals “qualification,” and, if not, what the difference is. The main difference is the level of testing required. Qualification is done by the employer and may or may not involve formal testing; it is at the discretion of the employer’s qualified evaluator. Certification requires third-party testing to provide a consistent and accurate means to determine a person’s technical knowledge and hands-on skills related to the task.

More About Our OSHA Inspection Course

Safety Consultants USA is an Atlanta-based consulting company that provides OSHA compliant training for companies that operate in potentially hazardous industries. Those at Safety Consultants USA know being prepared to handle complications on a job site starts with quality training from experienced personnel. Our Rigger and Signal Persons course was created to help businesses like yours make sure their employees are able to handle the responsibilities that come with their job. This course will teach you to:

  • Understanding basic crane safety and set-up
  • Learn new caught between / pinch point regulations
  • Understand new ground condition regulations for cranes
  • Learn new overhead power line regulations
  • Signal Person Regulations
  • Rigging Training and Regulations
  • Practical and written testing
  • Each course participant will receive a 100+ page training manual that includes all material covered in the course for future reference

No matter the size of your organization, Safety Consultants USA can help deliver the safety services your company needs.

A Safety Consultants USA consultant is standing by to provide a quote on your next project by calling toll free 877-723-7622.

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Athens, GA

Athens, officially Athens–Clarke County, is a consolidated city–county and college town in the U.S. state of Georgia. Athens lies about 70 miles (110 kilometers) northeast of downtown Atlanta, and is a satellite city of the capital. The University of Georgia, the state’s flagship public university and an R1 research institution, is in Athens and contributed to its initial growth. In 1991, after a vote the preceding year, the original City of Athens abandoned its charter to form a unified government with Clarke County, referred to jointly as Athens–Clarke County.

As of 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau’s population of the consolidated city-county (all of Clarke County except Winterville and a portion of Bogart) was 127,315. Athens is the sixth-largest city in Georgia, and the principal city of the Athens metropolitan area, which had a 2020 population of 215,415, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Metropolitan Athens is a component of the larger Atlanta–Athens–Clarke County–Sandy Springs Combined Statistical Area.

The city is dominated by a pervasive college town culture and music scene centered in downtown Athens, next to the University of Georgia’s North Campus. Major music acts associated with Athens include numerous alternative rock bands such as R.E.M., the B-52’s, Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Harvey Milk. The city is also known as a recording site for such groups as the Atlanta-based Indigo Girls. The 2020 book Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture describes Athens as the model of the indie culture of the 1980s.

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Atlanta, GA 30350
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Rigger and Signal Person Training in Athens GA

Our OSHA safety consulting services include:

  • OSHA Construction Safety Consulting
  • Mock OSHA Inspections
  • OSHA Safety Training
  • Third-Party Site Safety Assessments
  • Written Health and Safety Programs and Safety Documentation
  • Safety Staffing
  • DOT/Fleet Safety Programs
  • OSHA Citation Defense
  • Workers Compensation Claims Management
Safety Consultants USA’s experienced trainers will work with you to ensure that your employees receive the training they need to work safely, while also incorporating your company-specific procedures into your safety training class.  Our trainers have years of experience in the field and are better able to engage your employees during their safety training classes than other less experienced safety professionals.

Industries in Athens, GA that we work with include:

  • General Contractors
  • Specialty Contractors
  • Residential Contractors
  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Trucking/Fleet Industries
  • Environmental Contractors
  • Sanitation Companies
  • Grocers
  • Quasi-Public Companies
  • Landfills
  • Automotive
  • Injection molding
  • Sheet Metal Stamping
  • Paper/Tissue Mills
  • Mobile and Tower Crane
  • Milling and Paving

For Businesses located in Athens, GA in need of Rigger and Signal Person Training

No matter the size of your organization, or how ambitious your safety goals, Safety Consultants USA can deliver the safety services your company needs. A Safety Consultants USA consultant is standing by to provide a quote on your next project. Call us at 877-723-7622.

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