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Crane Regulations & Resources in New England

Discover the regulations that each New England state requires for crane operation and find the resources you need to achieve compliance!

Connecticut on the Map

You do need a state issued license to operate a crane over 5 tons. If your crane is 5 ton or under you may operate it with a Nationally Accredited Crane Certification. Below are links that will help direct you to the proper application. Need a CT license? Our license preparation course will help you study for the exam. Available online only.

Connecticut
Maine
Maine
Maine on the Map

OSHA requires that all crane operators must obtain a nationally accredited license or otherwise meet the conditions of Subpart CC, no matter where you operate in the United States. Our Nationally Accredited crane operator license programs meet the conditions of Subpart CC.

As of today there are no state licensing requirements to operate a crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the ME laws.


» Government Link:  https://www.maine.gov/portal/index.html
» Department of Safety: https://www.maine.gov/dps/
» Department of Labor:  https://www.maine.gov/labor/

Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Massachusetts on the Map

OSHA requires that all crane operators must obtain a nationally accredited license or otherwise meet the conditions of Subpart CC, no matter where you operate in the United States. Our Nationally Accredited crane operator license programs meet the conditions of Subpart CC.

Cranes101 is a DIA MA approved provider of Workplace Safety Training in the following areas, so you can use your up to $25,000 in grant funding with us. Read more here.

  • MA hoisting license preparation all classifications

  • Crane Operator Licensing

  • Overhead Cranes Safety Training

  • Fall Protection Safety Training

  • Signal Person Safety Training

  • Rigger Safety Training

  • Bucket Truck Safety Training

  • MEWP Safety Training

  • Bucket Truck Operator Certification

  • Crane Inspector Training

  • Confined Space Safety Training

  • Hi-Rail Inspector Training

You need a state issued license to operate a crane in MA. We recommend you apply online for the hoisting engineer exams for faster processing. PLEASE BE ADVISED: MA will no longer be sending you a card as of August 1, 2023 – instead it will be in the same system as the test application and renewal process.

 

Also, check out our link describing the MA hoisting engineer licensing process!

Cranes101 offers MA-specific and nationally accredited crane licensing, which is required for operators. If your operators need licensing, please contact us to set up a class for them at your site, on your equipment.


The Crane Rule update also requires that your operators, in addition to a license, be qualified on the equipment they run on the job-site. Cranes101 can perform those qualifications on-site.

New Hampshire
New Hampshire
New Hampshire on the map

OSHA requires that all crane operators must obtain a nationally accredited license or otherwise meet the conditions of Subpart CC, no matter where you operate in the United States. Our Nationally Accredited crane operator license programs meet the conditions of Subpart CC.

As of today there are no state licensing requirements to operate a crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the NH laws.


» Government Link:  https://www.nh.gov/
» Department of Safety: https://www.dos.nh.gov/
» Department of Labor:   https://www.nh.gov/labor/

Rhode Island

Rhode Island
Rhode Island on the map

OSHA requires that all crane operators must obtain a nationally accredited license or otherwise meet the conditions of Subpart CC, no matter where you operate in the United States. Our Nationally Accredited crane operator license programs meet the conditions of Subpart CC.

You do need a state issued license to operate a crane and other heavy equipment in Rhode Island. Below are links that will help direct you to the proper application.

» RI State Regulations – Examining and Licensing of Hoisting Engineers (260-RICR-30-15-8)
» State Hoisting application

Vermont

Vermont
Vermont on the map

VOSHA requires that all crane operators must obtain a nationally accredited license or otherwise meet the conditions of Subpart CC, no matter where you operate in the United States. Our Nationally Accredited crane operator license programs meet the conditions of Subpart CC.

As of today there are no state licensing requirements to operate a crane. Please note this could change at any time. Below are three links that can help keep you up to date for any changes to the VT laws.


» Government Link:  https://vermont.gov/portal/
» Department of Safety: https://dps.vermont.gov/
» Department of Labor: https://www.labor.vermont.gov/

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