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Altec NCCCO Digger Derrick Operator Certification

Written by Erica Burke on . Posted in .

Altec Industries Inc., along with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators, recently announced the launch of a new digger derrick operator certification. Through Altec Sentry, the safety and training division of Altec, the new program will further train and educate customers with the most up-to-date safety practices. The certification marks the first program NCCCO has developed specifically for the utility industry and consists of both written and practical examinations. Altec served on the task force to develop the new program, ensuring the ultimate safety for users in the electric utility industry. The digger derrick operator certification will also help fulfill the crane requirement for the new standard (1926.1400). Digger derrick operators are required to be certified for jobs that include erecting signs, lights and telecommunication lines, as well as other construction work.