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Two Kinds Of Rigging/Signalperson Credentials Available

Did you know that current Federal OSHA regulations say that ALL riggers and signalpersons must be qualified? That means if you want a job in this valuable field, you have to have the right credentials. Associated Training Services offers a program that exceeds the OSHA requirement and is recognized as one of the best in the crane and lifting industries.…

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How To Be The Best Rigger/Signalperson On The Site

Every rigger/signalperson has to be certified. That's a federal regulation from OSHA and most insurance companies have been insisting on it too. It just makes sense that this vital job be one that is held by a person who has been trained and passed the certification meeting the National Comission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO). This NCCCO certification…

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Rigging And Signals Are Essential Links In Your Safety Chain

OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, have a lot of rules and regulations in their arsenal. And you know what? Every single one of those rules and regulations is the result of trying to avoid an ugly thing: death and destruction to workers. Those regulations are like links in a chain - each one is ineffective on its own,…

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What Is A Signalperson?

The job of signalperson is an old and ancient custom. Before electronic communications, signalpeople used flags and lights for communication. Some still do depending on the circumstances. In fact, the military still uses lights and flags, especially in combat situations. You've likely seen people on construction sites who stand around with flags and direct traffic. They don't just direct cars…

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Do You Know The OSHA Standards For Riggers And Signalpersons

The world of construction is constantly changing, especially when it comes to legislative requirements. It seems that every year there is a new set of requirements and, in recent years, these changes have had significant effects on crane operators and riggers/signal persons. Crane operators now need to be certified whilst riggers/signal persons need to have formal acknowledgement of their skills…

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