SP-00 – Signal Person

Course Name:

Signal Person

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Who Should Attend:

Anyone responsible for directing the movement of loads in general industry and construction.

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass both a written and practical examination.

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who will be responsible for directing the movements of a crane using hand and voice communication in construction. This training is in accordance with OSHA §1926 Subpart CC requirements for Signal Person qualification and ASME B30.5 “Signalperson Qualifications”.

Topics Covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1926 & ASME B30.5 Signal Person requirements

Standard Hand Signals

Standard Voice Signals

Radio, Telephone or Other Electronic Transmission of Signals

Evaluating Site Conditions for Suitability of Communication Methods

Crane Operational Dynamics and Limitations

Boom Deflection

Power Line Safety

Written & practical examinations

Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.179 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

OSHA §1926.Subpart CC


Posted on

June 25, 2024