CICB’s Signalperson Training program is specifically designed to upgrade the existing knowledge and skill levels of basic and trainee signalpersons. Correctly signaling and communicating with crane operators is vital to preventing crane accidents.
Through classroom problems and hands-on exercises, the one-day program teaches all types of approved hand and voice signals as well as basic crane operations so that the students leave with an understanding of the latest standards and regulations found in ASME and OSHA’s General Industry and Construction sections.
OSHA 29CFR 1926 Subpart CC states that a Signalperson needs to know and understand the type of signals used at the worksite; is competent in using these signals; understands the operations and limitations of the equipment, including the crane dynamics involved in swinging, raising, lowering and stopping loads and in boom deflection from hoisting loads, knows and understands the relevant signalperson qualification requirements specified in subpart CC 1926.1419, 1422 and 1428; and passes an oral or written test and a practical test. CICB’s program fulfills all of these requirements.
For on-site training at your facilities with your equipment, call us at 800-327-1386 or find out more about on-site Signal Person Training.
You will benefit from learning about:
- OSHA & ANSI/ASME Regulations and Standards
- Hand Signals
- Voice Activated Signals
- Audible Signals
- Signalperson Selection & Qualifications
- Signalperson Responsibilities
- Crane Dynamics
- Basic Crane Safety
- Hazard Awareness
- Minimizing the Opportunity for Accidents
Qualified Signal Person requirements of OSHA standard Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as specified in 29 CFR 1926.1419 through 1926.1428.
These provisions are effective as of November 8, 2010
When is a qualified Signal Person required?
- The point of operations is not in full view of the operator (1926.1419(a)).
- The operator’s view is obstructed in the direction the equipment is traveling.
- Either the operator or the person handling the load determines that a Signal Person is needed because of site-specific safety concerns.
What does a qualified Signal Person need to know?
The Signal Person is considered qualified if he or she:
- Knows and understand the types of signal used at the worksite.
- Is competent in using these signals.
- Understands the operations and limitations of the equipment including the crane dynamics involved in swinging, raising, lowering and stopping loads and in boom deflection from hoisting loads.
- Knows and understands the relevant Signal Person qualification requirements specified in Subpart CC.
- Passes and oral or written test and a practical test.
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What Past Attendees Say:
“Due to my desire to make a career change, and after exhaustive research, I contacted CICB for my training as a mobile crane operator. Not only did they offer a full curriculum of the training I desired, but also a NCCCO Preparatory Course and testing facility in my immediate area. In my 30+ years of working in the construction industry, I have taken many safety training courses from a myriad of professional trainers. It’s a rarity to find one that is not only knowledgeable in the subject matter, but enjoys being able to share that knowledge with others. I feel that CICB is one of these rare trainers.”
F.D., Baytown, TX