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Lifting Supervisor Rigger and Signalman Integrated Course

Lifting Supervisors performing Rigger and Signalman Task course is suitable for aspiring and experienced individuals assigned as Rigger and Signalman in the workplace.

The Rigger and Signalman Course is aimed at providing individuals with the knowledge and skills to prepare and to tie the load for safe lifting by any form of lifting equipment, using correct and clear signals to guide the crane operator in the maneuvering of a load safely to its destination. This is a mandatory course in line with Workplace Safety and Health (Operation of Cranes) Regulations for individuals who are assigned to carry out the lifting operation of load involving a mobile crane or tower crane.

Program Details:
What's In It For Me
Learn to prepare and to tie the load for safe lifting
Learn to give correct and clear signals to guide the crane operators
Course Overview
The Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks Course is aimed at providing participants with the knowledge and skills to prepare and to tie the load for safe lifting by any form of lifting equipment using correct and clear signals to guide the crane operator in the maneuvering of a load safely to its destination.
Who Should Attend
The Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks Course is suitable for aspiring and experienced individuals assigned as Rigger and Signalman in the workplace.
Course Duration
17.5 hours, including 1 hour of Written Assessment on line or Physical attendance
Course Outline

Prepare to perform rigger and signalman tasks:
Participate in risk assessment and lifting plan briefing for lifting operations as a rigger
Identify risks of lifting operation related to rigger and signalman at work site
Ascertain weight of loads
Determine the Centre of Gravity of regular and irregular loads
Conduct pre-lift inspection of crane, lifting gear and accessories
Select appropriate rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories for lifting load
Check the serviceability of communication equipment and radio
Set up communications equipment and radio channels for safe lifting operations
Practice good housekeeping of communication equipment, crane lifting gear and accessories
Report any abnormalities/ defects in the crane, lifting gear, accessories and communication equipment according to standard operating proced

Perform rigger and signalman tasks:
Observe and apply safety practices and hazard work site when carrying out rigger and signalman tasks
Identify hazards related to lifting operations
Use of PPE and tag line to carry out rigger and signalman tasks
Select and use appropriate slinging method, rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories on load
Check to ensure adequate number of lifting gears to lift load
Apply rigging techniques to load
Verify that load is properly rigged
Apply 3-step lifting and lowering method
Direct load to destination with safe lifting techniques
Communicate lifting instructions using standard hand and voice signals
Check for blind spots and estimate clearance of swing path

Reinstate rigger and signalman work area:
Dismantle rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories
Carry out housekeeping of equipment and work area
Carry out post-operational checks on communication equipment, crane lifting gear and accessories
Report any damage and defects on communication equipment, crane, lifting gear and accessories

Why Invotech
• Impartiality to candidates
• Valid and reliable assessment
• Security of assessment materials
• Unrivalled customer service
• Competitive fee structure