Palmer Main Campus

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Palmer Main Campus
1740 N. Terrilou Ct, Palmer, AK
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Jun 22 2020 - Jun 23 2020



Qualified Rigger/Signal Person / 015


Qualified Rigger Training / 025 – Training addresses the standard by providing “hands on” instruction to students in the proper use of slings, straps, chokes and wire rope rigging as well as shackles, hooks and clasps. This course also covers the selection of the proper rigging gear to be used and the inspection and replacement process of all types of rigging gear and how to read load charts and the formulas used to determine the “Load Angle Factor (LAF)”, tension factors, load Center of Gravity and D/d ratios “Angle of Choke”. Utilizing a rigging chart, students will learn how to make calculations for proper rigging of a load. Basic safety considerations are also reviewed such as wind speed and weather conditions, ground conditions and fall protection required for rigging operations. The training meets the requirements based on the OSHA 1926.1400 rule.

Qualified Signal Person / 026

This signal person training course focuses on the role and responsibility that signal persons have performing proper hand signals and an understanding voice commands. Signal persons are required to have knowledge of crane operations and an understanding of how a signal affects the crane’s capability and capacity. Rigging fundamentals are also covered with an emphasis on rigging inspection and load handling. Also discussed are how factors such as wind, load and boom deflection, and swing can impact load handling and crane operations. The training meets the requirements based on the OSHA 1926.1400 rule.

Qualified Rigger/Signal Person / 027

Combination of the Qualified Rigger Training-025 and Qualified Signal Person Training-026.


  • 16 Clock Hours

NOTE: The first day of this class is online (live remote instruction) and the second day is hands-on instruction at our Palmer facility. 


  • Laptop with webcam and audio



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