As per 3318.104.22.168 of the 2014 NYC Construction Codes, this course is required by the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) for individuals, not hired directly by a licensed rigger who attach or detach articles from the hook of hoisting equipment and signalpersons communicating with such in New York City. This training is geared towards individuals who perform rigging or signaling work in the construction trades in New York City.
During the training, students will be provided with an overview of OSHA and DOB policies, procedures, and ASME rigging standards with a special emphasis on recognition and prevention of hazardous conditions. Additional topics will include instructions on how to visually inspect rigging equipment, basic crane components, crane setup and methods of applying proper rigging hitches.
Students will participate in hands-on exercises in which they will be responsible for presenting, installing and using various rigging applications. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a 16 Hour Rigging Worker course completion picture ID card that will be valid for 4 years.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Methods of Instruction
Hands-on assessment will be made by instructor to determine if each student is capable of applying rope knots, inspect rigging hardware and apply learned rigging lifting techniques. Immediately prior to the end of the course, students will independently participate in a multiple-choice final exam.
100% attendance and active participation in all learning activities including hands-on class exercises and the final exam is required. Students must earn a score of 70% or higher on the written and practical examination.
Students who do not pass the written or practical exam will have one opportunity to retake the entire 16 hour course and retake the exam at reduced fee of $150.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Students who miss time from any individual session must reschedule and attend the full training course.
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TSC Training Academy
Long Island City, Queens
36-06 43rd Ave
At 36th St
Long Island City, New York 11101 Long Island City, Queens
36-06 43rd Ave
At 36th St
Long Island City, New York 11101
TSCTA is located across the street from Hereford Insurance (on 43rd Avenue) and down the block from Blink’s Deli (located on the corner of 35th Street & 43rd Avenue). Training Facility is located on the corner of 36th street and 43rd Avenue. Student Entrance for training center is on 36th Street By Car: Please refer to Google maps - http://maps.google.com/ for specific driving directions for your location to our training facility. Street parking is EXTREMELY LIMITED and driving is strongly discouraged. If you will be driving, it is recommended that you leave at least one half hour to one-hour additional travel time to secure parking
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