Shell requires CCO certifi cation

15 April 2008

CCO certification, required or recognized by hundreds of employers nationwide, has received further endorsement from the petrochemical industry.

Effective September 1, 2007, qualified operators of mobile cranes working for Shell Exploration and Production Company (SEPCO) must hold CCO certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

In addition, LLFPs (Local Lifting Focal Points) or dedicated individuals in the field, on onshore facilities, must have undergone either a CCO preparatory class or approved ASME training. The new requirements are contained in SEPCO's latest revision of its OPS0055 Lifting and Hoisting Standard.

SEPCO developed the standard with the aim of preventing incidents associated with lifting and hoisting. The document establishes the company's requirements for the operation, maintenance, testing, certification, inspection, and design of lifting equipment, as well as the competency and qualifications of individuals involved with these operations.

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