CRANE & DERRICK COURSES

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) has specific rules regarding construction safety training. At NextWave Safety, we provide training for construction professionals working on construction job sites in New York City. Department of Buildings courses review DOB safety requirements as specified by Building Code Chapter 33. Through our certified training organization, United Safety Academy, our construction safety group offers various NYC Department of Buildings safety certification programs from our seasoned industry professionals at our training centers.


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 our courses for your safety certifications in New York City!

UPCOMING TRAININGS

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4-Hour Mast Climber User & Operator ($135)

This 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.

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8-Hour Master Rigger Renewal ($225)

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.

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8-Hour Special Rigger Renewal ($200)

The course is crucial for those who supply support services such as debris removal, utility and public works repair, demolition, heavy equipment operators, and other construction trades. Primarily targeted to the trades, this course helps participants distinguish between health and safety hazards found at a typical construction jobsite from those at a disaster work site. This course covers topics such as inspecting jobsites, using air-purifying respirators, and disaster site worker safety and health and to raise awareness that pre-incident training is essential to ensure worker safety and health in response to disasters.

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16-Hour Rigging Worker ($400)

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.

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30-Hour Climber/Tower Rigger Crane ($600)

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.

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32-Hour Rigging Supervisor ($550)

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.

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8-Hour Climber/Tower Rigger Crane Renewal ($235)

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.

 

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40-Hour Hoist Machine Operator ($550)

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30-Hour Master Rigger ($600)

This course focuses on OSHA standards and on safety aspects of excavation and trenching. Students are introduced to practical soil mechanics and its relationship to the stability of shored and un-shored slopes and walls of excavations. Various types of shoring (wood timbers and hydraulic) are covered.

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30-Hour Special Rigger ($550)

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.

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