Recent posts on industry news, insightful information and anecdotes.
The world has so often pushed a college education on the growing young adults, within the United States; college degrees have been so routinely spoken about in such a strenuous matter, that these individuals have come to believe college as their only successful option. As a consequence of such words and teachings, the U.S. is in desperate need of tradespeople in all fields. Click on the link below to read the full article on why the high school and college communities are the answer to our future within the trade industry.
NCCCO is increasing it's rates as of January 1st, 2020. Also, as Of October 1st, 2019 NCCCO will require any candidate who failed an NCCCO written exam to wait a minimum of four weeks before being eligible to retake the same exam again.
The consideration of becoming a Crane Operator may seem to be of foreign nature for some. You may be working a job that you aren’t terribly content with; one that is not paying enough for the work you are putting in. This is not a life anyone wants to live. We, as a generalized public, want comfort, stability, promise, and money when it comes to our lives and our careers.
"alter the requirement that crane-operator certification be based on equipment “type and capacity,” instead permitting certification based on equipment “type” or “type and capacity”;
Workers’ lives depend upon these individuals to be qualified and trained to properly do the task. There are a lot of companies still training on standards and “best practices” from 10 years ago that no longer pertain to today’s industry.
Here it is: AN EMPLOYER’S GUIDE TO THE OSHA FINAL RULE: CRANE OPERATOR EVALUATION
The LTM 1230-5.1 is the successor to the global success that was the LTM 1200-5.1.
There are a few keys to remember for safe crane operations and https://ccoschool.us/wp-admin/post-new.phpthe variable that wind plays, both sustained and gusting, that need to be considered every single day!
On May 21st OSHA published its long awaited proposed rule on crane operator requirements. This new proposed rule attempts to ratify concerns that were brought up by industry stakeholders over the 2010 rules language requiring that certifications include type and capacity.
April 2018—Mandatory crane operator certification came a step closer last month with the submission of OSHA’s proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
VORTEX developed an innovative wind generator that would represent a break-through in the wind energy sector.
I can only wait very impatiently to see what the future of cranes will do and who knows maybe one day we will have devices that can levitate the load.