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CCO Recognizes Top Training Providers for Outstanding Commitment to Safety

April 11, 2024—CCO is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 CCO Training Provider Awards. These prestigious awards recognize the exemplary efforts of training providers in preparing candidates for CCO exams, leading to essential certifications in load handling equipment operation.

The selection process for the CCO Training Provider Awards is rigorous and based on the volume of candidates enrolled in CCO certification programs during the previous year. This data, gathered from candidate applications for CCO exams, reflects the dedication of these training providers in promoting safety through CCO certification.

Training providers play a vital role in the certification process by improving safety for their clients—and the industry—by conducting comprehensive training to prepare candidates for CCO’s Gold Standard of Certification. Their commitment to promoting the benefits of certified personnel contributes significantly to creating a safer industry.

The nine companies recognized this year exemplify excellence in training provision:

CCO 2024 TP Award pop-up_040424a-new overton logo_400x2024 Platinum Training Provider Awards:

  • International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
  • Associated Training Services

2024 Gold Training Provider Awards:

  • Lift Tech
  • Crane U

2024 Silver Training Provider Awards:

  • Accredited Safety Solutions
  • Crawford Custom Consulting
  • Heavy Equipment Colleges of America
  • Overton Safety Training, Inc.
  • Stephenson Equipment, Inc.

The volume of candidates trained by these award recipients reflects their unwavering commitment to safety and their exceptional expertise in providing top-notch training services. Such dedication not only enhances workplace safety but also elevates industry standards.

In addition to receiving certificates of recognition and a welcome kit, awardees will be prominently listed on the CCO website, further enhancing their visibility and credibility within the industry. Their contributions will also be celebrated in the CCOnline newsletter and other industry media platforms.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2024 CCO Training Provider Awards! Your dedication to promoting safety and professionalism sets a commendable example for the industry, and your contributions are invaluable in creating a safer work environment for all.