This course will provide participants with the basic knowledge required to help ensure safe and efficient rigging practices at the work place. Every worker involved in rigging must follow acceptable industry standards and be aware of his/her responsibilities for safety in the workplace. Successful completion of this training will help to ensure competency to safely rig and load within the category of “standard lift”.
Who Should Attend:
Anyone who is operating a crane, hoist, or other lifting equipment or responsible to rig a load for a crane, hoist or other lifting equipment.
Section 124 (1) of the NL Occupational Health and Safety Regulations states: “Hoisting equipment shall be operated by authorized workers and a worker shall not operate hoisting equipment until he or she has demonstrated he or she is a competent operator, is familiar with the operating instructions pertaining to the equipment, is familiar with the code of signals authorized by the assistant deputy minister and has been instructed and authorized to operate the equipment