The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) will offer its final 2019 Rigging Principles Course for communications tower industry employees and employers. The Advanced Rigging Principles Course is offered free of charge to attendees and is made possible due to a Susan Harwood Training Grant (SH-05018-SH8) from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
This training event will be conducted from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, September 16, at the Sheraton Needham Hotel. Click to register.
The Advanced Rigging Principles curriculum will be tailored to the communication tower industry and include detailed instruction on advanced industry rigging principles workers need to know such as synthetic rope, rope inspection, rigging forces and lift systems, and communication and execution of hoisting operations per the ANSI/ASSE 10.48 Standard. The training is organized into six sections that include the following subject topics:
- Section 1: Introduction to NATE and OSHA
- Section 2: State of the Industry
- Section 3: Primary Regulations, Codes, Standards, and Policies
- Section 4: Synthetic Rope
- Section 5: Rigging Forces and Lift Systems
- Section 6: Hoisting Operations, Execution and Communication
September 13, 2019