You do need a State issued license to operate a crane over 5 ton in Connecticut. 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.
Connecticut company must compensate employees fired after they raised TB exposure concerns
A Connecticut district court has ruled that Charter Oak Health Center in Hartford must repay the lost wages of three workers who were fired after they announced their concerns about potential tuberculosis exposure in their workplace. OSHA found that the workers lost their jobs after they tried to raise awareness among fellow employees, management and the public, and after cooperating with public and workplace health agencies that looked into the workers’ concerns.
Under whistleblower provisions enforced by OSHA, employers are prohibited from retaliating against employees who raise concerns about workplace health and safety.
Connecticut-based lumber company saves money through safety excellence
Sanford & Hawley Inc. is a retail lumber and building materials supplier based in Unionville, Conn. The company also operates lumber yards and stores in Avon and Manchester, Conn., and in West Springfield, Mass. All four of the company’s facilities are Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program participants.
Plainville company faces nearly $50,000 in OSHA fines
The U.S. Department of Labor has completed its investigation into the Plainville Plating Company and has ruled that it exposed its employees to chemical and mechanical hazards.
On Sept. 2 the Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 11 citations to Plainville-based company. The citations came after a 2010 inspection of the business found multiple hazard risks to the plating company’s employees.
*It is essential that you check with your local government and confirm that the information listed above is still good today. This information should only be used as a tool to help you figure out what type of license you need to operate certain types of equipment.