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Qualified Signal Person (July 27)

The objectives of Qualified Signal Person training is to ensure that each signal person is in compliance with the requirements of Federal OSHA §1926 Subpart CC as a “Qualified Signal Person,” and these persons understand mobile crane characteristics, crane limitations, helping the operator avoid side loading, power line safety, and most important – where a signal person must position themselves to ensure adequate personal safety and communications with the crane operator.

Program: This program is 4-6 hours of classroom instruction with one written exam followed by individual practical exams in voice and hand signals.

Specific Training Objectives:

  • Terminology  
  • Crane characteristics & limitations
  • Signal person responsibilities
  • When a signal person is required
  • Hand and voice signals
  • The dangers of side loading
  • Crane dynamics as it pertains to a signal person
  • The dangers of two-blocking
  • Tipping and structural failures
  • The dangers of working around power lines
  • The clearance requirements for cranes and power lines
  • The course of action if power line contact is made
  • Step and touch potential
  • The requirements to keep clear of the load (Fall zone)
  • The requirements of §1926 Subpart CC as it pertains to a signal person
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Event Date/Time

  • Wednesday, July 27 2022
    8:00 AM — 4:00 PM


101 West Main Street
Suite 5500 (5th Floor, East)
Norfolk, VA 23510
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