Associated Builders and Contractor Member

Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association

CSAA fully endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), and will prepare canidates for the CCO test.

Mobile Crane Course Information

Unit 3 Crane Operator

The crane operator is the person who is ultimately responsible in making lifts with a crane. Operating a crane in a precise and safe manner is key. Serious or fatal injuries, repairs or replacement of a crane can be costly.

The Topics covered are:

  • Introduction to mobile cranes 
  • OSHA and ASME Standards 
  • Proper Set Up 
  • Stability 
  • Inspections (Pre-operational inspection, Frequent inspection, and Periodic inspection) 
  • Lifting Accessories 
  • Personnel platforms 
  • Safety Precautions 
  • Load Charts
  • Power Lines