April Chapter Meeting

  •  April 19, 2024
     11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Please join us for our April 2024 Chapter Meeting!

We will be discussing “Basic Rigging” with Ed Hammond of George J. Igel & Co., Inc.


Please see all details below.

If you plan on coming in-person, please send an email to Samantha Haning (samantha.haning@vertiv.com) stating that you will be attending in-person.

Lunch will only be provided for those that RSVP. A response to the calendar invite does not count as an RSVP.



Friday, April 19, 2024



George J. Igel & Co., Inc.

3500 Alum Creek Dr., Columbus OH 43207


Proposed agenda:

11:30am – 12pm: Networking and Lunch

12pm – 1:30pm:  Presentation and Meeting


Speaker Bio:


Ed has an associate degree in Occupational Health and Safety. He has been involved in the field of safety for over 13 years. He is currently a Senior Safety Manager for George J. Igel & Company, Inc.

Ed is a Construction Health and Safety Technician, Certified Safety Supervisor, and Certified Driver Trainer, CCO Mobile Lift Director. His train-the-trainer credentials include Certified Flagger, Rigging and Signal Person, SFA/CPR/AED, Aerial Lift, Rough Terrain Forklifts, and DOT Drug Test Collector.

Additional accreditations include CCO Crane Operator, CCO Rigger II, OSHA 502, OSHA Hazwoper 40-Hour, Competent Person in Underground Utility Damage Prevention, Traffic Control Supervisor, and Traffic Control Technician.

Ed is active in the North American Transportation Management Institute, Ohio Trucking Association, Ohio Contractors Association, and the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio.


Event Topic:

Basic Rigging 

This discussion includes a general overview of rigging equipment and hazard awareness.

Venue:   George J. Igel & Co., Inc. Training Center

3500 Alum Creek Dr., Columbus, Ohio, 43207, United States