Crane Institute Certification (CIC) received preliminary application appoval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in June 2012 and was recently listed on ANSI’s Accreditation Services directory as havin
The ASME B30 Committee, which establishes and updates voluntary industry standards facilitating the safe design, inspection, maintenance and operation of cranes, hoists, and r
ASME BTH-1-2011 “Design of Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices” is now available, reports Dave Duerr, of 2DM Associates, Houston, Texas.
The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) will allow basic electronic calculators to be used on certain CCO written exams beginning July 2, 2012. Previously, calculators have been prohibited on all CCO national tests.
The Specialized Crane & Rigging Association and Equipment Training Solutions LLC (ETS), Stratford, N.J., have teamed up to offer a comprehensive rigger safety training course that follows
Fact: Productivity and safety opportunities are being missed by many manufacturing and production plants across North America due to poor understanding of ergonomics.
Manufacturer JC Renfroe & Sons, Jacksonville, Fla., has introduced an option for customers to have RFID (radio frequency identification) chips installed in its clamps.
Employee training has a bottom-line impact on ROI. As a protective measure, training also can reduce the risk of property damage and loss of human life.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has announced the appointment of Mike Parnell, CEO of Industrial Training International, Woodland, Wash., as the ASME B30 Standards Committee Vice Chairman.
The SC&RA Newsletter reports that comments are being sought after for the proposed draft of ASME B30.5-2004 Mobile and Locomotive Cranes standard. The standard was last revised in 2004.