National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)


How to Be an A+ Crane Signal Person

The signal person is one of the most critical roles on a construction site where a crane is in operation. The qualified signaler prevents accidents, ensures solid lift and placement of the load and keeps everyone safe on the ground....


Expert from Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau Joins NCCCO Telehandler Task Force

Trent Burns, instructor and inspector with Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB), has been selected to join 25 other volunteers to develop a new certification program for telehandler operators....


Potain Recognizes North American Dealers for Offering Training, NCCCO Certification for Self-Erecting Tower Crane Operators

Manitowoc is honoring 12 Potain dealers for their dedication in providing NCCCO training and certification for self-erecting tower cranes for the industry. Daiane Quinlan, Potain's North American sales director, said that these training programs are crucial for Potain to maintain its high standards when servicing customers, as the self-erecting crane market and demand grows strongly in the region....


Fifth Annual Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications Rescheduled

The Fifth Annual Industry Forum on Personnel Qualifications has been rescheduled for Oct. 29, 2020, as a virtual event, the NCCCO Foundation has announced. As previously reported, Scott Ketcham, director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction, will once again provide the keynote address and participate in a Q&A session that will conclude the conference....


NCCCO Foundation Launches 'Most Similar Certifications' Directory

The NCCCO Foundation announced the launch of a web-based directory designed to help employers navigate OSHA's rules on crane operator qualifications. The Most Similar Certifications Directory is designed to assist employers in selecting the most appropriate operator certification for a particular crane when no specific accredited certification is available....


Employers Respond to Crane Operator Evaluation Requirements

Most employers have a fairly sound understanding of their duties and responsibilities to evaluate their crane operators, a new report published by the NCCCO Foundation suggests. But there are some aspects of the OSHA crane operator qualification rule that give rise to a degree of confusion and misunderstanding....


NCCCO Announces 25th Anniversary Celebrations

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) used the mega industry event ConExpo to kick off its celebration of the 25th anniversary of its professionally developed and nationally accredited personnel certification programs....


NCCCO Documents Role in Evolution of Workplace Safety

A new publication from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) documents the evolution of the organization from its deep roots in the industry in the mid-1980s to the global leader in certification that it is today....


Crane Industry Tackling OSHA Operator Evaluation Rules

On December 10, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) made its certification requirement for construction crane operators official. To be fully qualified, an operator must be trained and evaluated by his employer to make sure he can safely operate his assigned crane in the environment where he'll be working....


NCCCO Foundation Launches Online Crane Operator Certification Directory

The NCCCO Foundation announced the launch of a web-based tool designed to help employers navigate OSHA's rules on crane operator qualifications. The tool — a directory of accredited crane operator certification programs entitled the "Who's Accredited? Directory"— is the result of the NCCCO's Foundation's research and education initiative designed to enhance safety and encourage compliance with federal and state safety rules and regulations, said NCCCO Foundation CEO Graham Brent....






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