The NCCCO Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization formed by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) in 2018 to promote industry safety by conducting research, educating about–and advocating for–personnel safety and certification, and facilitating access by youth, military personnel, and underserved communities to education, training and certification through scholarships and grants.
The industry’s seemingly ever-changing working conditions, technology, and federal and state rules are challenging to keep abreast of, and the NCCCO Foundation is constantly improving and augmenting its educational and informational offerings in response.
Over recent years there has emerged a severe shortage of trained construction professionals to help build this nation’s infrastructure. The NCCCO Foundation is addressing this skills gap, which has been widened by an aging workforce, through participation in multiple initiatives.
OSHA now requires all certification organizations providing certification to crane operators to be accredited. The NCCCO Foundation’s new Who’s Accredited? Directory takes the guesswork out of determining whether or not a certification body complies with that requirement.
Crane Operator Compliance Directive Slated for Year-End Release Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Construction, Scott Ketcham, didn’t mince words about his position on industry engagement last month when providing the keynote presentation at the NCCCO Foundation’s 4th...
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) received the newly created ANSI Workforce Development and Innovation Award at the 2019 ANSI Leadership and Service Awards Banquet and Ceremony last week in Washington, DC. The...