8 Hour Master Rigger Renewal

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If schedule date is not listed, please contact office for soonest date at (212) 756-3939

About Course

To renew a New York City (NYC) Master Rigger’s license, licensees must successfully complete this 8 hour training course.


Basic building structure.
Maintenance and repair of cranes and ropes.
Crane setup.
Reading plans.
Operating cranes.
Reading load charts.
Lifting and lowering loads.
Operational Aids and safety devices.
Crane and Derrick safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Crane assembly, jumping & disassembly.
Rigging requirements.
General construction site hazards.


Students must have a Master Rigger’s License to attend this course.


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Navigate the NYC Department of Buildings website to select appropriate Building Codes, New York City Rules, Bulletins and applications.
Identify the rules and regulations that were promulgated after serious construction accidents in NYC.
Choose safe work practices at their construction sites based on prudent decision-making.
Differentiate between OSHA standards and NYC Building Code.
Identify rigging equipment and their hazards.
Discuss common causes of accidents with cranes and rigging.
Read loading charts and develop skills necessary to understand rigging calculations.
Perform inspections of cranes and ropes.
Identify critical picks and check rigging paperwork.

Course Materials:

Will be provided.



Course Duration:

8 hours of training (not including class breaks).

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