Tag: crane operators

What Does It Take to Become a Professional Crane Operator?

Crane Operators

Do you think you have what it takes to become a crane operator? There are more and more cranes popping up in cities across the U.S. and, to a larger degree, across the world. As a result, there is a growing need for more crane operators within the industry. Here is a quick guide to… Read more »

Tips for Checking Cranes Before Use

It’s obvious that when using large machinery, one must use extra precautions. With larger machinery, comes larger problems and dangers. It is vital that you or your co-workers check and prepare machines before usage, because one mistake could lead to a large conflict. Experienced or not, if the correct precautions are not taken, anything could… Read more »

Important Facts about Crane Operator Testing

In America, it’s estimated that there are about 117,000 crane operators, with about 72,000 certified to type, 15,000 certified to type and capacity, and 30,000 without certification. Ideally, every crane operator should have certification that proves they’re competent to run a crane to both type and capacity. At issue is both competency and safety. After… Read more »