The Signal Person curriculum covers crane communications, key crane principles and safety and emergency procedures for a signal person.
The Signal Person curriculum meets or exceeds the current requirements found in the OSHA 29 CFR part 1926 amendment.
Rigger & Signal Person Certification Providers
Explore organizations that offer the Rigger & Signal Person Certification Program assessments and practical examinations to the public. Please contact the organizations directly for dates, locations, and costs.
For more information regarding NCCER’s Certification Programs that meet/exceed current ASME & OSHA standards, see Mobile Crane Operator and Rigger/Signal Person Certification Programs.
Module ID 53101: Describes the communication process between the signal person and the crane operator. Covers electronic communications as well as the standard hand signals in 29 CFR 1926.
Module ID 21102; from Mobile Crane Operations Level One: Introduces mobile crane equipment with an in-depth discussion of terminology and nomenclature. Explains the basic scientific principles associated with mobile crane operation.
Module ID 21106; from Mobile Crane Operations Level One: Covers safety standards and best safety practices relevant to the operation of cranes. Describes safety considerations related to power lines, weather conditions, and specific crane functions.
Contributing Subject Matter Experts
Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER’s Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others.
Alan Jenkins, Miller & Long Concrete Construction
Anthony Johnson, Exelon Generation
Bryan McClure, LPR Construction
Danny Bishop, The Crosby Group, Inc.
Donald McDonald, Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd.
Ed Burke, Mammoet USA
Frank Jones, KBR Services, Inc.
Grant Chustz, Jacobs Field Services
Harold Williamson, North American Crane Bureau, Inc.
John Willis, Baltimore Gas & Electric
Joseph Watts, Southland Safety, LLC
Keith Denham, Bay LTD
Larry “Cowboy” Proemsey, Cowboyscranes.com
Michael Eggenberger, Bay LTD
Nelson Plumb, Crane Industry Services, Inc.
Paul Kuber, ExxonMobil
Phillip Allen, KBR Services, Inc.
Raymond Garner, Exelon Generation
Richard Laird, ABC Pelican Chapter
Richard Nickel, Carolina Bridge Company, Inc.
Robert Capelli, Orion Marine Group
Ted Blanton Sr., North American Crane Bureau, Inc.
Timothy Prakop, Kelley Construction, Inc.
NCCER’s Instructor Toolbox provides easy access to important instructional resources for your training program. You’ll find downloadable course planning tools, examples of classroom activities and projects, and instructor tips and best practices to help you enhance your program.
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NCCER’s Rigger & Signal Person Certification Program consists of assessments and practical examinations that meet or exceed current ASME B30 consensus safety standards and OSHA 29 CFR part 1926 subpart CC.