NCCCO Foundation


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....


Evaluating Crane Operator Evaluations

To assess the degree of understanding and compliance of OSHA's 2018 crane operator qualification rule, and to gauge their approach to operator evaluation, the NCCCO Foundation surveyed crane operator employers....


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....


Lift & Move USA Showcases Allegiant Stadium Project for Students at ConExpo-Con/AGG

More than 350 students from Clark County School District visited the Workforce Solutions area at ConExpo-Con/AGG on March 12 in Las Vegas. Lift & Move USA featured an interactive presentation about the role of crane, rigging, and specialized transportation operations in the construction of Allegiant Stadium, new home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders....


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....


Graham Brent to Step Down as CEO of NCCCO

Graham Brent will step down as CEO of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) effective July 1 to take up leadership of the recently formed NCCCO Foundation. Brent, who has led the non-profit certification body virtually since the inception of NCCCO certification programs in 1996, will be succeeded as CEO by NCCCO board member and Immediate Past President Thom Sicklesteel....






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