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Qualified Rigger and Signal Person Training, Augusta 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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Augusta, GA

Augusta ( ə-GUSS-tə), officially Augusta–Richmond County, is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia. The city lies across the Savannah River from South Carolina at the head of its navigable portion. Georgia’s third-largest city after Atlanta and Columbus, Augusta is located in the Fall Line section of the state.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Augusta–Richmond County had a 2020 population of 202,081, not counting the unconsolidated cities of Blythe and Hephzibah. It is the 116th largest city in the United States. The process of consolidation between the City of Augusta and Richmond County began with a 1995 referendum in the two jurisdictions. The merger was completed on July 1, 1996. Augusta is the principal city of the Augusta metropolitan area. In 2020 it had a population of 611,000, making it the second-largest metro area in the state. It is the 95th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

Augusta was established in 1736 and is named in honor of Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719–1772), the bride of Frederick, Prince of Wales and the mother of the British monarch George III. During the American Civil War, Augusta housed the principal Confederate powder works. Augusta’s warm climate made it a major resort town of the Eastern United States in the early and mid-20th century. Internationally, Augusta is best known for hosting The Masters golf tournament each spring. The Masters brings over 200,000 visitors from around the world to the Augusta National Golf Club. Membership at Augusta National is widely considered to be the most exclusive in the sport of golf around the world.

Augusta lies approximately two hours east of downtown Atlanta by car via I-20. The city is home to Fort Gordon, a major U.S. Army base. In 2016, it was announced that the new National Cyber Security Headquarters would be based in Augusta.

Safety Consultants USA Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

8100 Roswell Road
Suite 410
Atlanta, GA 30350
1.877.723.7622

Rigger and Signal Person Training in Augusta 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 Augusta, 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 Augusta, 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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