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Q: What is the advantage of taking a CIC written test electronically rather than on paper?


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The Standard in Certification

Crane Institute Certification offers OSHA-recognized, NCCA-accredited certifications for mobile crane operators in five classifications and basic and advanced riggers and signalpersons. Exams are available in English and Spanish.  At CIC we are committed to offering low-cost exams that meet or exceed OSHA's requirements.

CIC Issues Position Paper on Type & Capacity Requirements

In light of ongoing discussion in the media and at industry meetings regarding questions surrounding crane operator certification requirements as outlined in the new OSHA crane rule (Subpart CC of 29 CFR 1926), Crane Institute Certification offers the following clarification on certifying by type and capacity.More


Crane Institute Certification is now an Affiliate Member of The Association of Union Constructors, which represents more than 2,000 contractor companies that utilize union labor for projects. TAUC's mission is to act as an advocate for union contractors and enhance cooperation between the three entities involved in the successful completion of construction projects: the union, the contractor and the owner-client, the company for which the work is being completed.


Debbie Dickinson, CIC's Executive Director, has been invited to serve on the TAUC Safety and Health Committee. "I am pleased to be asked to contribute to the development of TAUC's safety and health policies. I look forward to working with other industry professionals to enhance safety-first principles on the job and in the industry," said Dickinson.

Around the Industry

Read more about crane operator certification or other crane safety topics as reported around the industry.

Florida Crane Owners Council: Training and Certification Scholarships and Interview with Crane Operator Recipient

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Testing Tips
CIC Customer Service Reps encourage candidates to consider taking advantage of computer-based testing. Consider these advantages:  More