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CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Rigger

Written Exam - Study Materials

The following reference materials are used by NCCCO’s Rigger Examination Committee to verify the accuracy of NCCCO test questions. Prices current at time of going to press.

NCCCO Rigger Reference Manual

This manual was created to assist candidates preparing to take the NCCCO rigger certification examinations. The information contained in this manual has been compiled from partial sections of ASME B30 standards (with written permission) and the prevailing OSHA regulations for rigging practices. Partial relevant sections from the following selected standards are included:

  • ASME B30.5 - 2007: Mobile and Locomotive Cranes
  • ASME B30.10 - 2005: Hooks
  • ASME B30.20 - 2006: Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
  • ASME B30.23 - 2005: Personnel Lifting Systems
  • OSHA 1910.184: Slings
  • OSHA 1926.251: Rigging Equipment for Material Handling
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC Cranes & Derricks in Construction

NCCCO Rigger Reference Booklet

This booklet includes rigging hardware, sling, load block, and other capacity information that may be used in NCCCO rigger certification exams.

PRIMARY ASME STANDARDS

Candidates must be familiar with the entire contents of the following ASME standards:

ASME B30.9 Slings $79.00
ASME B30.16 Overhead Hoists (Underhung) $59.00
ASME B30.21 Manually Lever Operated Hoists $60.00
ASME B30.26 Rigging Hardware $45.00

SECONDARY ASME STANDARDS

Candidates must be familiar with only the portions of the following ASME standards that are included in the NCCCO Rigger Reference Manual:

ASME B30.5 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes
ASME B30.10 Hooks
ASME B30.20 Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
ASME B30.23 Personnel Lifting Systems

ASME standards may be purchased directly from ASME:

Order by Internet: http://catalog.asme.org/
Order by mail:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
22 Law Drive, Box 2900
Fairfield, NJ 07007
Ph: 800-843-2763
Fax: 201-882-1717

Payments accepted: check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner’s Club

IPT’S Crane and Rigging $38.50
Training Manual (2005)

Order by Internet: http://www.iptbooks.com/
Order by mail:
IPT Publishing and Training Ltd.
P.O. Box 9590
Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 5X2 Canada
Ph: 780-962-4548
Fax: 780-962-4819

Payments accepted: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, check, money order

Rigging for Ironworkers $30.00
Reference Manual (2013)

This manual can be purchased by calling the Ironworkers National Training Fund at 202-383-4870.

Payments accepted: credit card only

OSHA Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

1910.184 Slings
1926.251 Rigging Equipment for Material Handling
29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC Cranes & Derricks in Construction

Order by Internet: http://www.osha.gov/

All of the above OSHA standards are included in the NCCCO Rigger Reference Manual.