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Crane Inspector

Crane Inspector Exam - Reference Material

The following reference materials are used by NCCCO’s Written Examination Committee to verify the accuracy of NCCCO test questions.

All Exams

Mobile Crane Inspector

Tower Crane Inspector

Overhead Crane Inspector

Where to Obtain Material

All Exams

Primary References

  • ASME B30.10 – Hooks
  • OSHA 1926 Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction
  • SAE J159 – Rated Capacity Systems

Secondary References

  • ASTM/AWS D1.1 – Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • ASTM/AWS D14.3 – Specification for Welding Earthmoving, Construction, and Agricultural Equipment
  • ISO 23814:2009 - Competency requirements for Crane Inspectors
  • Wire Rope Users Manual

Mobile Cranes

Primary References

  • ASME B30.5 – Mobile and Locomotive Cranes
  • ASME B30.22 – Articulating Boom Cranes
  • OSHA 1910.180 – Crawler and locomotive truck cranes

Secondary References

  • ASME B30.4 – Pedestal and Portal Cranes
  • ASME B30.6 – Derricks
  • ASME B30.8 – Floating Cranes
  • NCCCO Articulating Crane Reference Manual

Tower Cranes

Primary References

  • ASME B30.3 – Tower Cranes

Secondary References

  • NEC National Electrical Code
  • NCCCO Tower Crane Reference Manual

Overhead Cranes

Primary References

  • ASME B30.2 – Top Running, Double Girder Cranes
  • ASME B30.11 – Monorails and Underhung Cranes
  • ASME B30.16 – Underhung Hoists
  • ASME B30.17 – Top Running, Single Girder Cranes
  • CMAA #70 - Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes
  • CMAA #74 - Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist
  • OSHA 1910.179 – Overhead and Gantry Cranes

Secondary References

  • NEC National Electric Code
  • ASME B30.20 – Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices

Where to Obtain Cited References


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American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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NCCCO References

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SAE Customer Service
400 Commonwealth Drive
Warrendale, PA 15096-0001
ph: 1-877-606-7323


Order by Internet: http://pubs.aws.org/
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The AWS Store—Customer Service
13301 NW 47 Ave
Opa-Locka, FL 33054
ph: 305-826-6192/1-888-WELDING
email: customer.service@awspubs.com


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ISO, 1, ch. de la Voie-Creuse, CP 56, CH-1211
Geneva 20, Switzerland
ph: +41 22 749 01 11 (Switzerland)
email: sales@iso.org


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National Fire Protection Association
11 Tracy Drive
Avon, MA 02322
ph: 617-770-3000
email: custserv@nfpa.org


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Material Handling Institute Literature Department
8720 Red Oak Blvd., Ste. 201
Charlotte, NC 28217-3992
ph: 704-676-1190

Wire Rope Users Manual

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Wire Rope Technical Board
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St. Joseph, MO 64506-1233
ph: 1-888-289-9782