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  • Dedicated Pile Driver Operator Practical Examiner Accreditation Workshop Scheduled
    NCCCO is pleased to announce a Dedicated Pile Driver Operator Practical Examiner Accreditation Workshop to be held August 21–24, 2018, in Frankford, DE.
  • NCCCO Establishes New Violation Report Hotline
    Violations of a certification body’s policies, including the code of ethics and substance abuse policy, can threaten the trustworthiness of a certification program and erode its integrity. NCCCO has always taken such matters very seriously and in line with its policy of continuing improvement, has announced two major enhancements to its program integrity tools.
  • OSHA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule by 15 Days
    The period for submitting public comments is being extended by 15 days to allow parties affected by the rule additional time to review the proposed rule and collect information and data necessary for comment.
  • Articulating Boom Crane Operator & Practical Examiner Accreditation Refresher—Operator Programs Workshops Scheduled
    NCCCO is pleased to announce the following Practical Examiner Accreditation Program workshops to be held in Woodland, WA:
       • Articulating Boom Crane Operator to be held July 28–29, 2018
       • Practical Examiner Accreditation Refresher—Operator Programs to be held
         July 27, 2018
  • OSHA Removes Capacity Requirement
    OSHA has published its long-awaited Proposed Rule on Crane Operator Certification and Evaluation. As expected, OSHA has removed from its rule the requirement for crane operators to be certified according to the capacity of the crane.
  • NCCCO Elects Directors, Officers for 2018/2019
    The Board of Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has announced the industry leaders who will serve NCCCO during 2018–2019.
  • ANSI Reaccredits NCCCO
    Third five-year review is testimony to CCO certification integrity
    After a top-to-bottom review of National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators’ (NCCCO) certification programs and internal procedures, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has reaffirmed the accreditation of all 11 CCO certification programs that NCCCO has submitted to ANSI for review.
  • New CCO Foundation Drill Rig Operator Certification
    Work is well underway on the new CCO certification program for Foundation Drill Rig Operators, which NCCCO is developing in conjunction with ADSC — The International Association of Foundation Drilling.
  • NCCCO Introduces "It’s Not Worth the Wait" Program
    Federal OSHA may have delayed its crane operator certification requirement for another year, but that’s no reason not to pursue training and certification.
  • Investigation and Verification
    NCCCO provides employers with key tools to preserve the integrity of the CCO certification process including an online tool to verify CCO cardholders' current certification status.
  • OSHA Extends Operator Certification Deadline to 2018
    Reaffirms plans to remove capacity from requirement
    On November 9 OSHA published a Final Rule delaying its deadline for crane operators to be certified by one year until November 10, 2018. OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely for the same one-year period. The Rule takes effect immediately.
  • NCCCO Presents Its Official CONEXPO 2017 Video
    View the official NCCCO at CONEXPO 2017 Video highlighting all of NCCCO's activities.
  • NCCCO Marks 20 Years of Providing Crane Operator Certification Services to Industry
    Two Decades On, Crane-Related Death and Serious Injury Significantly Reduced
    The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today announced the 20th anniversary of its professionally developed and nationally accredited personnel certification programs.
  • What Does It Mean to be CCO-certified?
    A certified crane operator is not necessarily CCO-certified. Only NCCCO can provide the widely adopted and recognized CCO certification. While there are other companies that seek to certify crane operators, only one organization—the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)—provides CCO certification. For nearly twenty years, successful completion of the CCO certification requirements has informed the world that a crane operator is certified to NCCCO's high standards. Both "NCCCO" and "CCO" are federally registered trademarks owned by NCCCO and used in connection with education testing and certification. Learn more about CCO certification.



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