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Washington Central

Welcome to Washington Central, your "one-stop shop" for certification news from the state.  This page has been developed to provide you with valuable information about the Washington state requirement and provide timely updates to such issues as training and enforcement.

Washington State Construction Crane Certifier Examination Materials:

Washington State Crane-Related News:

  • Washington State Reviews Certifier Program—NCCCO continues to assist the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) with the maintenance and ongoing improvement of the Washington State Crane Certifier program. (September 2015)
  • Washington State Crane Certifier Update—NCCCO, working with representatives of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I), has established written exam protocols for the reaccreditation of Washington State accredited crane certifiers.​ (January 2015)
  • Washington Rigger Qualification Requirements Go into Effect—Federal OSHA may have been content to merely require riggers to be qualified without expanding on the training or evaluation process required to attain qualification—not so an increasing number of jurisdictions that are going “above and beyond” the federal requirement. (March 2012)
  • NCCCO Releases Test for Washington State Crane Certifiers—Under an agreement with Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I), the National Commission for Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) recently compiled and made available accreditation exams for crane certifiers. (January 2010)

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