8 Hour Rigging Worker Refresher

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

About Course

To continue to perform rigging or signaling work during the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building within the 5 Boroughs of New York City (NYC) – an individual must either (i) complete this refresher training course every four years following the completion of the 16- Hour Rigging Worker course & every four years thereafter, or (ii) possess a national rigging certification (NCCO).


• Introduction to rigging.
• Crane and rigging accidents.
• OSHA standards overview.
• NYC Building Code overview.
• NYC Department of Buildings overview.
• Lifting and lowering loads.
• Ropes, knots and hitches overview.
• Rigging equipment overview.
• Inspection of ropes and rigging equipment.
• Crane and hoisting machine overview.
• Signaling.
• Fall protection.
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
• Construction site hazards.


There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must have experience with rigging and be familiar with terminology.


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

• Serve as a signal person.
• Serve as a rigging person.
• Identify and correct jobsite hazards.
• Provide safe operations with proper fall protection.
• Be technically proficient in rigging operations.

Course Materials:

This course consists of power point presentations, lecture, real-life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstrations. We will provide a student manual and in-class practical exercises.



Course Duration:

8 hours of in-class training (excluding breaks).

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