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NCCCO Recertification Study Guides

NCCCO Crane Operator Practice Tests with Questions and Answers Crane operator certification is a valuable accolade you’ve earned through your hard work, intensive study, and dedication. But certification doesn’t last forever. In fact, federal regulations require crane operators be recertified at least every five years. By that time, it should be clear to anyone that […]

Riggers Training and Certification

Qualified Riggers and Signal Persons Are the Backbone of Any Operation Qualified riggers and signal persons are essential in a wide array of industries, from construction and transportation to infrastructure and telecommunications. While the skillset these people possess isn’t quite as rigidly codified as that required of crane operators, these folks are every bit as […]

OSHA Proposes Major Changes to Injury Record Keeping Requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed more stringent rules when it comes to reporting work-related injuries and illnesses. These new changes would affect various medium-to-large sized companies across the country and could pose significant complications for smaller operations that fall within proposed thresholds. OSHA was created to apply […]

Daily and Monthly Mobile Crane Inspection Checklists

If you are an employer or mobile crane operator, it’s your responsibility to ensure that everyone on the job site is aware of the hazards of using this equipment. By routinely inspecting your cranes and following safe work practices, you can help keep your team safe and avoid costly and unnecessary accidents. The downloadable mobile […]

5 Tips to Keep Heavy Equipment Operators Safe

The Life of a Heavy Equipment Operator is Dangerous Danger is all around us—from cracks in the sidewalk to careless drivers on their phones—but when you make your living as a heavy equipment operator the risk of injuring yourself or others is imminent. One wrong move, one forgetful moment, one lapse in judgement could send […]

What Does a Mobile Crane Operator Do?

What does a mobile crane operator do during a typical shift? It depends on the job and the rig they are running, but there are a few things all crane operators do. They build houses, bridges, buildings, go on rescue missions, basically anything heavy that needs to be moved. You might be hoisting materials around […]