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18 JANUARY 2019 COATINGSPROMAG.COM TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES Crane Operator Certification Training Overton Safety Training, Inc. provides training options for employers seeking Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and regulatory compliance for crane, forklift, aerial, loader, and rigging professionals. Founded in 1991, Overton has designed, developed, and authored 28 hoisting and lifting programs for industry profes- sionals that can be conducted on-site or thorough Overton's open-enrollment classes. Additionally, Overton is one of the largest providers of National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) Crane Operator National Certification exams in the United States, with a profes- sional preparatory training curriculum administered by 11 full-time accredited NCCCO practical examiners. e following are preparatory and testing programs to assist employers in meeting the federal law for crane opera- tors requiring national certification: • Articulating Crane NCCCO exams offered: Articulating Boom Crane (ABC), Articulating Boom Loader (ABL), Articulating Boom Crane w/ Winch (ABW) • Lattice Crane NCCCO exams offered: Lattice Boom Truck Crane (LBT), Lattice Boom Crawler Crane (LBC), Core • Overhead Crane NCCCO exams offered: Overhead Crane (OVR) • Service Truck Crane NCCCO exams offered: Service Truck Crane (STC) • Telescopic Boom Truck NCCCO exams offered: Boom Trucks – Fixed Cab (BTF), Core • Telescopic Mobile Crane NCCCO exams offered: Telescopic Boom – Fixed Cab (TSS), Telescopic Boom Crane- Swing Cab (TLL), Core • Tower Crane NCCCO exams offered: Tower Crane (TC) In addition, the Aerial Work Platform program assists employers in meeting federal requirements for personal lifting device operator instruction. Each National Certification Course includes classroom preparatory instruction, practice quizzes, hands-on test course practice, and written and practical certification exams as adminis- tered through NCCCO. e Aerial Work Platform program includes classroom instruction, a written exam, hands-on evaluation, and operator ID cards. All courses include a student workbook. Overton offers on-site training for all its course offerings, with open-enroll- ment options for select courses. On-site training is ideal for employers who: • Need training with a program not offered through Overton's open-en- rollment classes; • Do not want employers to commute to open-enrollment classes; • Have a large group of employees to train at once and require a conve- nient, cost-effective option; • Have specific equipment or working conditions that need to be covered during training; • Want a custom program developed and implemented for their business. For more information, contact: Overton Safety Training, Inc., www.overtonsafety.com Safety Assessment Program e American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional membership organization for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners. Founded in 1857, the AIA currently sponsors hundreds of continuing education experiences to help architects maintain their licen- sure, supplies more than 100 forms and contracts used in the design and construction industry, and supports numer- ous web-based resources for industry members. e AIA Safety Assessment Program (SAP) provides architects, engineers, building officials, and inspectors with the knowledge and protocol to evaluate homes, buildings, and infrastructure in the aftermath of a disaster. is professional expertise is provided as a volunteer service and is based on the State of California's train- ing program. e SAP has benefitted numerous communities, resulting in thousands of successful safety evalu- ations and millions of dollars saved in property costs. e SAP training includes Applied Technology Council (ATC) 20 Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings and ATC-45 Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Wind Storms and Floods. In addition, the AIA has adopted and adapted California's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) program as the official AIA all-haz- ards post-disaster training. After successfully completing AIA's SAP training, eligible individuals will earn a California-issued registration ID card. is nationally recognized certification is often required training for volunteer building safety evaluators nationwide. A ll building industry professionals are welcome and will receive a class attendance certificate. In addition, certain licensed practitioners will be eligible to perform post-disaster assessments after successfully complet- ing SAP training as certified building evaluators. ese practitioners include the following: licensed architects; registered civil, structural, or geotech- nical engineers; and certified building inspectors. For more information, contact AIA, www.aia.org CP Industry Briefs

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