Nationwide Crane Training Selected for New CCO Training Provider Award

PRESS RELEASE Nationwide Crane Training Selected for New CCO Training Provider Award Las Vegas, NV on March 18, 2023 —Nationwide Crane Training was recently commended by CCO as having demonstrated its commitment to safety by providing training for CCO certification during 2022. The award is granted to training organizations who promote CCO certification as demonstrating […]

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 […]

myCCO Portal Mobile App Lets You Easily Manage Your Crane Operator Certification

The NCCCO has created a new tool that crane operators all over the country can use to easily manage their certifications right from the palms of their hands. The newly revamped myCCO Portal Mobile App gives users a host of features they can use to ensure they stay competitive in a rapidly changing industry. The […]

Boom Truck-Fixed Cab Operator Certification Discontinued — What This Means for You

In August of 2021, the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) announced that it was discontinuing their popular Boom Truck-Fixed Cab (BTF) operator certification as a part of an overall simplification of the crane operator certification process. The BTF certification was initially created by the nationwide oversite organization years ago in response […]

NCCCO Makes Getting Crane Operator Certification Easier

There’s no denying that safely learning how to operate a crane can be mentally demanding. The testing and certification process can be even more complicated. But the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators has recently taken several measures to make that process simpler, easier, and more cost-effective for operators-in-training. The new updates will […]

OSHA Revokes Crane Institute Certification (CIC) Accreditation

OSHA Revokes CIC’s Accreditation In a shocking announcement last month (November 2019), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revoked the accreditation of a previously nationally recognized crane training certification program. Crane Institute Certification (CIC) is no longer nationally accredited, meaning that the program cannot currently certify crane operators in the […]

NCT Partners with STAHL to Provide STC Certification

In response to new OSHA regulations, Nationwide Crane Training (NCT), a leader in NCCCO crane certification training, has partnered with STAHL® to create a first of its kind class for Service Truck Crane (STC) operators. The five-day pilot program will be hosted by Total Truck & Trailer this February in Texas and serve as the […]

Crane Operators Nationwide React to New OSHA Regulations

Early this spring, new OSHA regulations went into effect which changed the certification process for certain types of crane operation across the board. While the regulations were inspired by the differences between crane types (mostly defined by capacity) industry insiders aren’t happy. The regulations require yet another level of testing but shift the focus from […]

New Regulations for Service Truck Crane Operators

New NCCCO regulations went into effect this month (April 2013) that have wide reaching implications for crane operators everywhere. This new certification not only applies to service truck crane manufacturers but also to operators and the companies that own them as well. These smaller cranes have been subject to OSHA 1926 Subpart CC since 2010—which […]

Crane School For Beginners

Learn How to Operate a Crane and Get Certified in just 6 Days! Get training for a growing industry fast. Who should attend: Beginners Novices Anyone ready for a career change Anyone interested in becoming a Certified Crane Operator Contact us to enroll in our Crane Training Boot Camp. 

2012 Top Crane Trainer Awards Nomination

Crane & Rigging Hot Line will recognize the industry’s top trainers in an awards program to be featured in the November 2012 issue.

Trainers will be recognized for having a positive impact on students, the work environment or the industry through the use of innovative training techniques or hands-on instruction, by encouraging peer or corporate accountability, and/or through quantitative or anecdotal evidence that the training was successful. Submit your nomination today!

Economic Downturn Produces Increase in CCO Re-certifications

Some would think that a difficult economy would cause a decrease in the number of crane operators who pay to keep their certifications current – especially among those crane operators who are not working at the moment. Instead, the opposite is proving true. Crane Operators understand that it costs less to re-certify than it does to lose their certification and then have to start the process all over again down the road. That is why even out-of-work men and women are choosing to take advantage of how easy it is to re-certify.

Crane Training Testimonial

At Nationwide Crane Training, we are like one big family!  We all celebrate when a thank you letter or testimonial that comes through praising a job well-done.   “I got my result from my boss last Wednesday, and passed. I really owe this to you and the way you run your class. Your questions are right […]

Crane Related Accidents – Preventable!

There are some jobs in which you must be on the top of your game at all times, and operating a crane is one of them. Operating a crane can be a dangerous job, and there are hundreds of crane accidents each year. Many of these accidents prove fatal, while most of them were totally […]


New OSHA ruling requires that all crane operators be certified through an accredited organization. Nationwide Crane Training meets the required standards. July 28,2010 – Extensive new requirements for the qualifications of crane operators and signalpersons were published today by Federal OSHA in the most wide-ranging revision of the rules governing the use of cranes in […]