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Introduction to New Crane Certification

Session Type: Management
Track Number: M-25
Location: BCEC
Room: 157 A
Speaker: Garvin Branch - Construction Safety Health Specialist

Date: Monday, October 04, 2010
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Date: Monday, October 04, 2010
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM


OSHA has recently published its final cranes and derricks rule, some of the requirements come into effect as soon as Nov. 9, 2010. Certain certification requirements will now apply to digger derrick operators. Operator requirements will come into effect in Nov. of 2014.

This seminar will include an explanation of the revisions of the new crane certification ruling. This introductory seminar will highlight the key changes and the certification requirements that will affect signalman, riggers, and operators. This rule will impact both the inside and the outside but from different angles. This course is designed to give participants a head start in achieving compliance.

Speaker Bio:

Garvin Branch works for OSHA's Office of the Directorate of Construction Construction Standards and Guidance. Mr. Branch was instrumental in the development in the C&D standard making process. You can reach him at

Please note that every state handles licensure and continuing education credits differently. To avoid confusion, NECA strongly recommends you check with your state authority whether they will grant these CEUs for management education programs held at NECA 2010 Boston.

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