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Crane Board Names SEI's Mike Becker to PA State Board of Crane Operators

Tue May 29, 2018 - Northeast Edition #11
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Becker trains crane operators who want to become NCCCO/CCO Certified through Stephenson Equipment’s CCO Training Courses.
Becker trains crane operators who want to become NCCCO/CCO Certified through Stephenson Equipment’s CCO Training Courses.
Becker trains crane operators who want to become NCCCO/CCO Certified through Stephenson Equipment’s CCO Training Courses. Mike Becker was named to PA State Board of Crane Operators in March of 2018. The primary purpose of the Board is to assure all crane operators in Pennsylvania are certified and subsequently licensed.

Mike Becker, CCO trainer at Stephenson Equipment's Harrisburg branch, was appointed to the PA Board of Crane Operators in March 2018.

The primary purpose of the Board is to assure all crane operators in Pennsylvania are certified and subsequently licensed. Requiring crane operators to be certified and licensed requires crane operators to be better trained which leads to safer operation.

Becker has more than 20 years of crane experience and has worked at Stephenson Equipment since 2012. He was appointed to the Board as a professional member in 2018 by Gov. Wolf under the advice and consent of the Senate for a four-year term, after which he will seek reappointment for his second term.

The PA Crane Board regulates the licensing of crane operators of mobile cranes of 15-ton maximum rated capacity and higher and tower cranes of 10-ton and higher. The Board is made up of four professional members, two public members, Board administrator and Board Attorney. Board members are limited to two consecutive terms.

Becker is not the first SEI employee to serve on the Board. Ray Feidt, CCO trainer/OSHA Inspection manager, also previously served on the Board. He was appointed to the original Board as a professional member by Gov. Rendell under the advice and consent of the Senate in 2008. The original Board spent two years writing the regulation which was enacted in December of 2010. He was reappointed to the Board for a second term in 2012 by Gov. Corbett. His second term ended in May of 2017.

Team members like this are what make our NCCCO/CCO training courses so successful. Stephenson Equipment Inc. (SEI) fully endorses the national crane operator certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

SEI offers several classroom CCO training facilities and practical CCO training facilities in Pennsylvania for the advancement and skills training required to become a certified crane operator certified within the OSHA recognized NCCCO standards.

For more information, call 717/558-7248 or visit stephensonequipment.com/cco-current-course-schedule/.