Section: Words and phrases defined
2. As used in this act:
"Board" means the Crane Operators License Advisory Board established pursuant to section 3 of this act.
"Certification" means certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators or any other organization found by the board to offer an equivalent testing and certification program meeting the requirements of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME B30.5 and the accreditation requirements of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Labor.
"Crane" means a power-operated hoisting machine used in construction, demolition or excavation work that has a power-operated winch, load line and boom moving laterally by the rotation of the machine on a carrier and has a manufacturer-rated lifting capacity of ten tons or more. It shall not include a forklift, digger derrick truck, aircraft, bucket truck, knuckle boom, trolley boom or any vehicle or machine not having a power-operated winch and load line.
"Crane operator" means an individual engaged in the operation of a crane.
"Crane related experience" means operating, inspecting, training and maintenance experience acceptable to the board.
"Practical examination" means an examination demonstrating the applicant's ability to safely operate a particular category or type of crane. Practical examinations shall be conducted for the following crane categories: the lattice boom crawler or truck cranes, telescopic boom cranes having a capacity of less than 17.5 tons, and the telescopic boom cranes having a capacity of more than 17.5 tons.
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