As of today there are no 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 Sate laws.
OSHA fines IL contractor another $162K for new case of fall protection violations
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Illinois contractor, Don Bosco, LLC, for the second time in a month for failing to provide adequate fall protection for its employees. OSHA has issued the company two willful and five serious safety citations and fined the company an additional $162,000.
Court of Appeals orders roofer to pay outstanding penalties
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ordered Illinois roofing contractor Robert Barringer III to comply with OSHA regulations and pay $235,000 in outstanding penalties assessed by the agency for past violations of fall protection requirements.
*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.