Crane Standards, Rigging and Signaling

Course Description

Gain an in-depth overview of both construction and general industry crane standards and how to apply them based on the tasks being conducted in each industry. In many cases, the construction standards have application in a general industry setting. The course will also provide participants with training and knowledge to become a qualified basic rigger and crane signal person. Participants will come away with the skills and qualifications to train their personnel.

Course ID: EST 7011P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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Available Classroom Sections

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14097 Sep 9, 2014 Sep 11, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $585
15151 Mar 17, 2015 Mar 19, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $695
15038 Sep 15, 2015 Sep 17, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $695

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand construction and general industry regulations and how each applies to your operations
  • Improve your understanding of how cranes work and how to better manage their operations
  • Help supervisors meet OSHA requirements for managing crane operations
  • Gain the knowledge necessary to train supervisors and employees as qualified basic riggers and signal persons


  • Requirements for operator certification/qualification
  • Equipment operation
  • Crane inspections
  • Construction and General Industry crane standards
  • Power line safety
  • Tower cranes
  • Crane Assembly/disassembly
  • Signaling requirements and training
  • Rigging requirements and best practices
  • How to develop a critical lift plan

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET