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Written Exam - Study Materials

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

ANSI/ASME, B30.5, (2007) $85.00


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OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC—Cranes and Derricks in Construction

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Applicable sections start on Federal Register page 48135 (page 231 in PDF).

NCCCO Signalperson Reference Manual

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The manual was created to assist candidate preparing to take the NCCCO Signalperson Certification Examinations.

The information contained in this manual has been compiled from a number of different sources.

These sources and the relevant material selected for inclusion in the reference manual are as follows:

  • ASME B30.5 (2007) Mobile & Locomotive Cranes, Section 5-3.3: Signals
  • ASME B30.3-2009 Construction Tower Cranes, Section 3-3.3: Signals
  • OSHA 29 CFR Part 1926—Subpart CC: Cranes and Derricks Used in Construction (Sections 1419, 1422, and 1428: Signalperson Requirements and Qualifications)
  • Voice and Signal Communication

Please note that candidates should be familiar with all sections of the ASME B30.5 (2007) and OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC that are relevant to crane operations and signaling operations.