Welcome to Minnesota Central, your “one-stop shop” for certification news from the state. This page has been developed to provide you with valuable information about Minnesota state requirements and provide timely updates to such issues as training and enforcement.
An overview of the Minnesota law that took effect on July 1, 2007, can be found on the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry website. The regulation states that any operator on a construction site operating a crane with a capacity of five (5) tons or more must be certified. The certification must come from a nationally recognized and accredited program. To read more on the statute, rule, requirements, and exemptions visit the License Minnesota website.