NCCCO takes certification checks online

By Sarah Ann McCay28 January 2013

The US National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has introduced an online certification verification system.

The new online system, called Verify CCO Online (VCO), allows the credentials of CCO-certified individuals to be instantly checked via the internet.

Users can access the new system either through the NCCCO website www.nccco.org or via the dedicated VCO web address, www.verifycco.org. After registering and logging in, users enter a certification number and the system provides a listing of all associated certifications, together with their expiration dates. The free-of-charge system can be accessed via a PC, smartphone or tablet.

The system is designed to be easy to use and particularly useful in cases where employers are presented with a photocopy of a CCO certification card. However, NCCCO executive director, Graham Brent, stressed that printouts from the VCO system are also not considered valid proof of certification by themselves and do not replace an official CCO photo ID certification card.

“With OSHA’s November 2014 deadline for crane operators working in construction to be certified fast approaching, we expect this system to become an increasingly important tool for employers and government entities seeking to verify operators’ certification status,” Brent added.

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