CRANE & DERRICK COURSES

Operators, workers, and site safety managers are required to obtain certifications for crane and derrick use. Our cranes and derrick courses include training for a mast climber user and operator, a rigging worker and supervisor, a master rigger, a climber/tower rigger crane, and a hoisting machine operator. All courses tackle DOB policies and regulations, as well as industry best practices. NextWave Safety teaches proper procedures for crane assembly/disassembly, crane inspection, crane operator communication, fall techniques, and accident prevention.

We are a DOB-approved course provider and we offer concrete courses, cranes and derrick courses, safety courses, and scaffold courses. All site safety managers and site safety coordinators are required to successfully complete the necessary courses that their job entails. NYC DOB is always updating its requirements for safety certifications in New York City, so it’s vital to ensure that you’re up to date on all training requirements, including Local Law 196. You can count on NextWave Safety for your safety certifications in New York City!

UPCOMING TRAININGS

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Safety Courses

4-Hour Mast Climber User & Operator

Book nowThis course allows mast climber users to recognize the most common hazards related to their work. Students will be able to identify their responsibilities as a user or operator, safety procedures, current regulations and hazard controls related to mast climbing. This course covers topics such as mast climber use and operation, hazards associated with such work, pre-use inspections, start up and shut down procedures, emergency descent procedures, fall protection, mast climber stability and balance, and storage of materials on a mast climber.  $135*

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Duration: 4 Hours (excluding breaks)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.4 IACET CEUs, Mast Climber User & Op. Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70%
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.** 
Upcoming Dates: 

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*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

16-Hour Rigging Worker

Book now During the training, students will be provided with an overview of OSHA and DOB policies, procedures, and ASME rigging standards with a special emphasis on recognition and prevention of hazardous conditions. Additional topics include instruction on how to visually inspect rigging equipment, basic crane components, crane setup and methods of applying proper rigging hitches. Students will participate in hands-on exercises in which they will be responsible for presenting, installing and using various rigging applications.  $400*

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Duration: 16 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 1.6 IACET CEUs, Rigging Worker Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70%
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

8-Hour Rigging Worker Refresher

Book now To continue to perform rigging or signaling work in conjunction with the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment, an individual must either (i) complete this course four years following the completion of the 16-Hour Rigger Worker course & every four years thereafter, or (ii) possess a department approved national rigging certification, or (iii) be employed by a licensed rigger.  $225*

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This course is a requirement for an individual – who is not employed by a licensed rigger – to continue to perform rigging or signaling work in conjunction with the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment. In lieu of completing this course, an individual may instead possess a department approved national rigging certification. 

Duration: 8 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.8 IACET CEUs, Rigging Worker Refresher Certificate of Completion, Rigging Worker Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.


*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

32-Hour Rigging Supervisor

Book now During this 32 hour course, students will be provided with an overview of OSHA and DOB policies, procedures, and ASME rigging standards with a special emphasis on supervision and coordination of rigging crews and rigging equipment setup. Topics include instruction on how to visually inspect rigging equipment, crane setup, load weight and center of gravity calculations as well as methods of applying proper rigging hitches. Students will participate in hands-on exercises in which they will be responsible for presenting, installing and using various rigging applications.  $500*

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Duration: 32 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 3.2 IACET CEUs, Rigging Supervisor Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.


*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

16-Hour Rigging Supervisor Refresher

Book now To continue to supervise the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment – and a licensed rigger or designated rigging foreman is not required for such work – an individual must either (i) complete this refresher training course every four years following the completion of the 32- Hour Rigging Supervisor course & every four years thereafter, or (ii) possess a department approved national rigging certification.  $400*

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This course is a requirement for an individual – who is not a licensed rigger or a designated foreman of a licensed rigger – to maintain his/her designation to supervise the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment. In lieu of completing this course, an individual may instead possess a department approved national rigging certification.

 

Duration: 16 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 1.6 IACET CEUs, Rigging Supervisor Refresher Certificate of Completion, Rigging Supervisor Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

40-Hour Hoist Machine Operator

Book now This course is one of the pre-requisites an applicant must successfully complete before being eligible to apply for a Hoisting Machine Operator license.   $700*

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This course is a requirement for an individual – who is not a licensed rigger or a designated foreman of a licensed rigger – to maintain his/her designation to supervise the hoisting or lowering of articles on the outside of a building with hoisting equipment. In lieu of completing this course, an individual may instead possess a department approved national rigging certification.

 

Duration: 40 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 4.0 IACET CEUs, Hoist Machine Operator Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

30-Hour Master Rigger

Book now During this course, participants will learn the most current rigging standards and the core management skills needed to be an effective Licensed Master Rigger. With the use of New York City Construction Codes, OSHA Regulations and industry best practices, participants will learn how to stay in compliance with the most current rigging standards. Material covered during the course will include rigging methods, installation, maintenance, repair and use of rigging hardware and equipment, guidance on how to read scaffold design drawings, how to verify the fitness of the rigging crew, properly train workers on related hazards, and also how to identify and respond to emergency situations, climber/tower crane assembly, jumping, and disassembly, critical picks, Suspended scaffolds, fall protection and more.   $600*

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 Duration: 30 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 3.0 IACET CEUs, Master Rigger Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

8-Hour Master Rigger Refresher

Book now This renewal course includes a review of New York City Construction Codes and OSHA Regulations as they pertain to rigging operations and industry best practices. Subject matter will also include the inspection, maintenance, repair, use, installation, hazards associated with rigging methods, hardware, and equipment, hoisting machines with a manufacturer’s rated capacity of one ton or less, suspended scaffolds, fall protection and more. Additionally, attendees will have a forum to exchange their experiences and discuss the most recent changes in the rigging industry.   $225*

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 Duration: 8 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.8 IACET CEUs, Master Rigger Refresher Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

30-Hour Climber/Tower Rigger Crane

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During this course students will learn the proper procedures for crane assembly/disassembly, crane inspection, crane operator communication, how to prevent accidents with cranes and hoists and proper fall protection techniques. Topics covered include industry standards and best practices, rigging requirements, lifting and lowering loads, use of slings, signaling, pre-lift planning, industry standards and best practices, and a thorough review of the NYC Construction Codes, OSHA 1926 as they relate to cranes, derricks and rigging. $600*

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 Duration: 30 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 3.0 IACET CEUs, Climber/Tower Rigger Crane Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

8-Hour Climber/Tower Rigger Crane Renewal

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This renewal course includes a review of New York City Construction Codes and OSHA Regulations as it pertains to rigging operations and industry best practices. Topics covered during the course will include rigging methods, installation, maintenance, repair and use of rigging hardware and equipment, climber/tower crane assembly, jumping, and disassembly, critical picks, suspended scaffolds, fall protection and more. Additionally, attendees will have a forum to exchange their experiences and discuss the most recent changes in the rigging industry. $235*

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 Duration: 8 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.8 IACET CEUs, Climber/Tower Rigger Renewal Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

30-Hour Special Rigger

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During this course students will learn the proper procedures for crane assembly/disassembly, crane inspection, crane operator communication, how to prevent accidents with cranes and hoists and proper fall protection techniques. Topics covered include industry standards and best practices, rigging requirements, lifting and lowering loads, use of slings, signaling, pre-lift planning, industry standards and best practices, and a thorough review of the NYC Construction Codes, OSHA 1926 as they relate to cranes, derricks and rigging. $550*

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 Duration: 30 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 3.0 IACET CEUs, Special Rigger Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website 

8-Hour Special Rigger Refresher

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This course refreshes the knowledge of licensed crane operators, licensed riggers, rigger foremen on the proper procedures for crane assembly/disassembly, crane inspection, crane operator communication, how to prevent accidents with cranes and hoists and proper fall protection techniques. Topics covered include industry standards and best practices, rigging requirements, lifting and lowering loads, use of slings, signaling, pre-lift planning,industry standards and best practices, and a review of the NYC Construction Codes, OSHA 1926 as they relate to cranes, derricks and rigging. $200*

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 Duration: 8 Hours (excluding breaks/meals)
Credits Earned / Credentials Earned: 0.8 IACET CEUs, Special Rigger Ref. Certificate of Completion, Wallet Card
Pre-requisites: No pre-requisites for taking the course.**
Completion / CEU Requirements: Attend all training hours, pass assessment test with score of at least 70% 
Upcoming Dates: 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

*Ask us about our group rates
** If using for licensing purpose, please make sure you meet the DOB’s requirements as listed on their website