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Recent posts on industry news, insightful information and anecdotes.

4-Weeks To A New Career!

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.

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Have Your Crane Operators Been Evaluated?

"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”;

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Is Your Rigger and Signal Person Instructor Qualified?

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.

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OSHA Certification Rule Takes Promising Step Forward

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).

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Snow at New Heights

With winter upon us, there are many things we need to remember in order to keep ourselves and others safe. It is important to keep in mind all of the simple ways we can ensure that we are taken care of both physically, and financially. There are many ways the cold, snowy weather can affect our jobs and our lives - be sure that you are on top of your game, while you're working at new heights.

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What is the "Price" of Taking a Shortcut?

Think about the job that you do every day; you probably feel pretty proud of the work that you put in and the product that you deliver, right? But are you able to deliver that type of quality work every time? Are we being asked to do a job that we have not been trained to do…or one that we do not have the correct tools or materials to perform?

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Wind & Cranes in Construction

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!

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