National Commission for the
Certification of Crane Operators
Committed to Quality, Integrity, and Fairness in Testing since 1995
CCO Announces Call for Applicants for Commission
CCO is soliciting applications from qualified individuals to fill two open positions on its Commission. Applications must be received by October 9, 2023.
CCO Testing in 2024
CCO has announced exam fees for 2024. Fees for practical exams and all written exam modalities except for paper-pencil testing (PPT) will remain the same as 2023.
CCO Seeks Injunctive Relief and Damages
CCO has filed legal action in Texas against three individuals and one company for claims arising from a scheme to fraudulently certify individuals, including claims for fraud, unfair competition, copyright infringement, breach of contract, and conspiracy.
CCO’s Transition to Test Center Testing
CCO is excited to release details on Test Center Testing (TCT), the newest way for candidates to take written exams. TCT exams are delivered via computer at a facility established specifically for administering secure exams.
Are You up to Speed with Requirements for Riggers?
The newest ASME B30.5 standard for mobile cranes went into effect late last year and has new requirements for riggers. The two key differences in the new standard affect when a qualified rigger is required, and what constitutes a “qualified” rigger.
Qualification vs Certification: What’s the Difference?
In many instances, OSHA or standards such as ASME require an individual to be qualified. But what does that mean, how is qualification documented, and what’s the difference between “qualification” and “certification”?