CICB Capability Statement

Major Benefits From Using CICB Services

  1. Decrease maintenance costs of lifting equipment
  2. Increase life of lifting and material handling equipment
  3. Increase reliability of lifting equipment
  4. Reduced near misses, accidents, injury and death
  5. Increase worker skills, productivity and morale
  6. Achieve regulatory compliance

Material Handling and Lifting Equipment

  • Mobile Cranes
  • Articulating Boom Cranes
  • Service Truck Cranes
  • Rigging Hardware and Gear
  • Overhead Cranes/Hoists
  • Mast, Rough Terrain and Extendable Boom Forklifts
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Earth Moving Equipment


  • NCCCO Preparatory
  • Crane & Equipment Operators
  • Riggers & Signal Persons
  • Managers & Supervisors
  • Crane & Rigging Inspectors
  • Train the Trainer Programs

Management Services

  • Management Assist Visits/Consultation
  • Accident Investigation & Expert Witness
  • Facility Operation Contractor Supervision
  • Policy/Procedure Development Training
  • Risk Management Control
  • Critical Lift Training and Consultation
  • On-Site Safety Personnel


  • Third-party annual equipment inspections for maritime, construction and general industry
  • Load tests

Certifications and Accreditations

  • OSHA – US Department of Labor – 29 CFR Maritime Crane and Gear Certification
  • NCCCO certified/accredited operators, riggers, signal persons, inspectors, lift directors & examiners


Headquartered in Texas, with training centers in Houston and Orlando, Florida, Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) provides training, inspections, and management assist visits globally. The training facilities have state-of-the-art classrooms, rigging gear, telescopic and lattice-boom mobile cranes, articulating boom cranes, forklifts, mobile elevating work platforms, and overhead cranes/hoists for enhanced hands-on training and practical exams.

Accomplishments and Experience


  • Fourteen CICB instructors are subject-matter experts who are certified as NCCCO mobile, overhead, articulating, service truck crane operators, inspectors, riggers, signal persons, and lift directors, and are accredited as NCCCO practical examiners.
  • CICB has provided over 14,000 NCCCO mobile crane practical exams.
  • CICB inspectors/instructors have dedicated crane experience with US Navy Construction Battalion (Seabees), US Air Force Red Horse Unit, and US Army in training, operating cranes, rigging, material handling, and lifting equipment..
  • All fourteen instructors have 600+ years combined dedicated crane experience. (Resumes available upon request).
  • Instructors have been trained, evaluated, and designated as qualified and competent in Adult Learning Principals as trainers by the Bob Pike Institute.

Inspections, Training and Evaluations

  • Performed over 1000 equipment inspections in nuclear and military facilities.
  • Performed training and inspections of material handling equipment in DOE nuclear plants in accordance with Department of Energy Hoisting and Rigging Standard.
  • Performed over 3000 man-hours of contractor evaluations during shutdowns/turnarounds/refuels at nuclear plants.
  • Performed over 8000 hours of material handling equipment training and inspections for all branches of Armed Forces.
  • Performed management and operator material handling safety training for NASA contractors at Kennedy Space Center in Florida and Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
  • Performed international training and inspections in Asia, Africa, Guam, Europe, Caribbean, Kuwait, Kwajalein Atoll, Japan, Dubai, Alaska, and South America.

Management Services

  • Performed safety audits for material handling equipment for various petrochemical and corporate manufacturing facilities.
  • Developed course curriculum for mobile crane operations for US Army Corps of Engineers and US Air Force.


  • General Liability ($2,000,000 annual aggregate)
  • Professional Liability ($2,000,000 annual aggregate)
  • Automobile Liability ($1,000.000)
  • Excess Liability ($5,000,000 annual aggregate)
  • Statutory Worker’s Compensation Insurance