Title of course: 30-Hour Climber/Tower Crane Rigger
Course Description: To work on Climber or Tower Cranes in NYC, all workers must successfully complete 30 hours of training as mandated by the 2014 Construction Code, Building Code Chapter 33 Safeguards during Construction or Demolition. To work as a licensed Climber/Tower Crane Rigger in NYC the licensee must successfully complete 30 hours of training as mandated by the 2014 Building Code, Chapter 33 Safeguards during Construction or Demolition.
Topics include but not limited to:
- Introduction to Cranes & Derricks
- Climber or Tower Crane Rigger Requirements
- Subparts: E (PPE- Personal Protective Equipment)
- CC (Cranes and Derricks in Construction)
- Title 1 Rules of the City of New York
- Chapter 6 Cranes
- Chapter 9 Rigging
- NYC Construction Codes Overview
- Fall Protection
- Crane Assembly & Disassembly
- Pre-Lift Planning
- Weights & Materials
- Lifting & Lowering Loads
- Signaling & proper means of Communication with Operator
- Crane & Hoist Inspections
- Reoccurring Jobsite Cranes & Derricks Safety Problems
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for the course. Students must speak the language in which the course is given.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
- Identify the rules and regulations that were promulgated after serious construction accidents in New York City.
- Choose safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision-making.
- Differentiate between the OSHA standards and Chapter 33 of Building Code of New York City.
- Identify rigging equipment and its hazards
- Discuss Common causes of accidents with cranes and Rigging
- Identify derricks and other types of cranes
- Read Loading Charts and Develop skills necessary to understand rigging calculations
- Analyze the qualifications for Mast Climbers, Cranes, and apply these methods to their plan, setup and inspection.
- Identify unsafe conditions in the use of load binders
- Inspect rigging hardware and recognize unacceptable conditions
- Explain the proper use and limitations of the various rigging equipment and hardware (wire rope, synthetic slings, shackles, eyebolts, hooks, etc.).
- Explain safe working practices to consider when performing hoisting and rigging.
- State the proper hand signals used during lifting operations.
- Recognize the responsibilities and practices of the Qualified Operator, Inspector, and Rigger
Course Price: $550.00
Course Duration: 30 Hours of training (not including class breaks)
Course and attendance Policy: Students must earn a 70% or more in their final exam in order to successfully complete the training. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive 30 HR Climber/Tower Crane Rigger ID card. Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities.