Prepare for CONEXPO 2023

"We are excitedly counting down the days until CONEXPO 2023. This year, CICB will have a mobile crane simulator at our booth and we will be hosting a breakfast and networking hour. We have been working hard to ensure our visitors will have an excellent time at CICB's booth and events. We cannot wait to see you there!"

Alexa Bomersbach, Marketing Specialist - CICB

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  • Featured image for the blog post - Have you Heard about the Updated OSHA Compliance Directive?

    Have you Heard about the Updated OSHA Compliance Directive?

    OSHA recently released a revised compliance directive for audits in cranes and derricks in construction. 

  • Featured image for the blog post - What to Expect During a CICB Inspection

    What to Expect During a CICB Inspection

    OSHA’s 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC outlines inspection requirements for cranes and derricks in construction. Annual inspections must be performed and documented by a qualified person.

  • Featured image for the blog post - Which Rigging Course is Right for Me?

    Which Rigging Course is Right for Me?

    Should I Choose a CICB Rigging Course, or a CCO Preparation Course?

  • Featured image for the blog post - How Do I Become a Rigger?

    How Do I Become a Rigger?

    The first day began with taking a pre-test, to see what rigging knowledge we brought to the class. For those who want to become a rigger but are starting from the beginning, this may not be much at all.

  • Featured image for the blog post - How can I Become a CCO-Certified Mobile Crane Operator?

    How can I Become a CCO-Certified Mobile Crane Operator?

    This week, I had the experience of attempting to become CCO certified by taking CICB’s CCO Mobile Crane Operator Training Course. Since I was new to mobile crane operation, I took CICB’s Mobile Crane Operator Training (MCOT) course last week, which can serve as the introductory version of the CCO class.

  • Featured image for the blog post - So you want to become a crane operator …

    So you want to become a crane operator …

    This past week, I had the pleasure of taking CICB’s Mobile Crane Operator Training Course (MCOT).

    This course is recommended for anyone who wants to become a crane operator, and it is often paired with the NCCCO Mobile Crane Operator prep course.

  • Featured image for the blog post - Introducing CICB’s NEW Rigging Programs

    Introducing CICB’s NEW Rigging Programs

    In section 5-3, ASME introduce to the industry a requirement for rigger qualifications.

    Specifically, there ought to be at least one qualified rigger on any job site where a mobile crane is being used, regardless of industry.

  • Featured image for the blog post - Qualified vs Certified Rigger – What is the Difference?

    Qualified vs Certified Rigger – What is the Difference?

    Some certifications may meet the requirements for an employer to designate as qualified, but the reverse is not true.

  • Featured image for the blog post - Which Rigger Training is Right For My Team?

    Which Rigger Training is Right For My Team?

    Studies suggest that close to 40% of the various activities associated with conducting a lift are the responsibility of the riggers and lift directors.

  • Featured image for the blog post - Which is the Best Rigging Certification for the Wind Energy Industry?

    Which is the Best Rigging Certification for the Wind Energy Industry?

    Given the unavoidable dangers associated with constructing turbines towering hundreds of feet in the air, it is paramount that highly trained, highly qualified crews direct the lifts.

  • Featured image for the blog post - The Ultimate Guide to Rigging

    The Ultimate Guide to Rigging

    Riggers are integral to every lift. With their skills and safe operations below the hook, crane operators can do their job with confidence, knowing their load is safe.

  • Featured image for the blog post - An Interview with CICB’s Crane Expert Witnesses

    An Interview with CICB’s Crane Expert Witnesses

    CICB has three expert witnesses on staff.

    All three are NCCCO-certified crane operators, riggers, lift directors and inspectors, as well as full-time instructors, with decades of experience in the industry and multiple engagements as crane expert witnesses.

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