Are your employees trained to carry rigging activity safely?

by American Crane And Safety OSHA rigging and signal training

Rigging tasks are considered one of the most risky jobs performed by many companies. There are a lot of associated hazards accompanied by these jobs. If the works show a little bit of negligence even, they can be a victim of minor to severe injuries, and in many cases, death too.  If the workers are not trained properly, they can fall prey to many incidents. This is where the importance of OSHA rigging and signal training comes into the picture. The workers who are trained properly and according to safety standards will feel more confident and safe to work on rig sites.


The most common type of incident that can take place at a rigging work site is any kind of breakage of a sling wire rope or a chain resulting in falling off a load.  These types of consequences can have more impact on the workers leading even to death. Other types of incidents that can take place include sprains, crush accidents, falls and more. Sometimes, manual handling of heavy equipment or the load and trip hazards can also lead to fatal accidents.

To prevent the above hazards or accidents taking place, the employers should train their employees to work safely by following proper safety guidelines. They should also make sure they have completed useful onsite rigging safety courses. In case, the employees are not trained, they should be trained so that they can conduct their work safely. There are many training providers in the market that provide OSHA rigging and signal training. As an employer, you should make sure your employees have the right training and experience.

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