Crane Operator Certification Addressed in Meeting

On September 12, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) hosted a roundtable with OSHA, industry, labor and certification organizations to discuss the issue of requiring crane operators to be certified at different levels based on Read More

ASSE Supports New Effort to Prevent Worker Falls

Each year thousands of workers are injured and 225 die from construction-related falls. In order to provide additional tools to prevent worker injuries and fatalities in the construction industry, the American Society of Safety Engineers Read More

September 13th, 2012 | Tags: , , ,

Crane Regulations to Apply to Demolition and Underground

The Occupational Safety & Health Agency (OSHA) of the USA has issued a direct final rule and notice that extends the requirements of the August 2010 ‘Cranes and derricks in construction’ standard to demolition work Read More

Which Crane Related Career is Right for You?

So you’ve decided you want to work in heavy industry, specifically with cranes, but where do you begin? To help you make informed choices, and start you on the way to a fulfilling career, we’ll Read More

Digger Derrick Operator Certification Launched by NCCCO

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), Fairfax, Va., announced today the availability of a new CCO certification program for digger derrick operators. Digger derricks are multi-purpose machines primarily designed to dig Read More

OSHA Issues Temporary Enforcement on Proximity Alarms

A recent SC&RA newsletter reported that a temporary enforcement policy issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration informs Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) that they should not issue citations involving proximity alarms and insulating link use with Read More

July 23rd, 2012 | Tags: , , ,

OSHA, Altec Extend Collaboration Agreement

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today renewed its Alliance with Altec Industries Inc. to continue working together to protect workers from fall, electrocution, tip-over and other hazards related to operating and maintaining cranes, chippers, digger derricks and Read More

NCCCO Begins Work on Three New Certifications

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators is in the process of developing three new certification programs for digger derrick operators, service/mechanic truck operators, and lift directors. The Digger Derrick Task Force, chaired by Josh Read More

April 30th, 2012 | Tags: , , ,

Free Webinar – Cranes, Rigging & Your Organization

Cranes, Rigging, and Your Organization with ITI President Mike Parnell. Once a month, ITI President/CEO Mike Parnell hosts a free web conference for you to learn and discuss matters important to your organization.  AGENDA – 5 Read More

ASME B30 Committee Recruits Individuals to Serve

The ASME B30 Committee, which establishes and updates voluntary industry standards facilitating the safe design, inspection, maintenance and operation of cranes, hoists, and related rigging and lifting equipment, is currently soliciting individuals to serve on its Interest Read More

OSHA Construction Crane Rule – Wire Rope Inspection

Mike Parnell, President/CEO of Industrial Training International & ASME B30 Vice Chairman, begins a series covering the New Federal OSHA Construction Crane Rule – 29CFR1926.1400 Subpart CC. This video begins the discussion with section 1413 Read More

4 Steps to Avoiding a Crane Collision

In a fabrication or assembly facility there can be a host of material handling that occurs during the general nature of work. The delivery of steel plate, beam, tubing and other raw materials or equipment Read More

OSHA to Speak at MCM Crane Conference in New Orleans

MCM Events will welcome an OSHA representative to address delegates at its jointly-held Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference (CRC/ICHC), at the Hampton Inn Hotel & Suites New Orleans—Convention Center, New Orleans, Read More

NCCCO – Crane Management Seminar Sponsor

NCCCO was formed in January 1995 as a non-profit organization with its mission to develop effective performance standards for safe crane operation to assist all segments of general industry and construction. By providing a thorough, Read More

Overhead Crane Safety Tips For Professional

There are many types of overhead cranes, all of which can pose hazards if they are not used properly and with adequate safety precautions. Strict guidelines and safety regulations are published by OSHA (US Department Read More