January 31, 2017 CICB Press Release

Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) has made crane experience log books available to all operators at no charge.


The book, which is provided free of charge from Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) is designed to provide operators with a convenient place to record their seat time and details of their crane experience.

This convenient, pocket-sized log book is helpful in the tracking of jobs, locations, crane make/model, capacity of the crane, time of operation, and other information. The pages are not pre-dated so that the operator is able to start using the book at any time during the year. There is also a quick reference chart from ASME B30.5 showing the standard mobile crane operating hand signals.

“A recent survey of CCO-certified operators showed that nearly three-quarters of operators polled used log books at least weekly.”

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“A recent survey of CCO-certified operators showed that nearly three-quarters of operators polled used log books at least weekly” said Camille Singletary, Open Enrollment Manager at CICB, “the use of this book is optional, but it may assist NCCCO Certified Operators in recording the 1,000 hours of crane experience required for recertification.

While the log book is not required to record the 1,000 hours of crane experience necessary for recertification, it does provide a convenient and centralized place for doing so.
To receive you free Crane Operator Experience Log Book email your name and address to CICB. One per person, US Addresses only.

About CICB:

Headquartered in Orlando, FL since 1969 with a second training facility in Houston, TX, Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) provides customized training for every type of lifting equipment and inspection services worldwide. CICB’s professionally trained instructors and subject matter experts are not only NCCCO Accredited Practical Examiners, but are NCCCO Certified as Mobile, Overhead & Articulating Crane Operators, Riggers, Signalpersons, Lift Directors and Crane Inspectors. CICB’s instructors have been awarded the prestigious Top Trainer Award in 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009.

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