NCCCO Releases Employer Guide on New Crane Operator Requirements

December 7, 2018

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has published three employer guides on The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) updated crane operator requirements, addressing the organization's final rule training, certification, and evaluation. According to Safety and Health Magazine, the guides provide an overview of its essential elements in a question/answer format.

OSHA said that crane operator certification and licensing must be accomplished via an accredited testing service, audited employer program, military training, or compliance. Employers are also required to train operators as needed to complete projects

The final rule is scheduled to take effect on Dec. 10. Organizations who have completed evaluations before Dec. 9 will not need to conduct them again.

Source: Safety and Health Magazine