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Hooks, Shackles, and Hitches

If you want to be a rigger, you'll have to learn two things: The language and the tools. Heavy Equipment School will teach you all about hooks, shackles, hitches and more. What Kind of Hooks Do You Need To Learn?…

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Facts About Qualified Riggers

A Qualified Rigger is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to be on the construction site during hoisting activities for assembly and disassembly work, when workers are in the fall zone and hooking, unhooking, or guiding loads.…

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Why OSHA Is Important

Why OSHA? Who is OSHA? OSHA is a U.S. federal government agency that is responsible for ensuring workplace safety across many industries. It's an acronym that stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Riggers and signalpersons are certified by OSHA…

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Heavy Equipment Riggers

Riggers are some of the most important people on the heavy equipment or construction site. Their job is to ensure safety and to maneuver equipment using ropes, chains, and hoists from one location or position to another. A rigger may…

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