Customized On-Site Training, Inspection
  & Consulting Services for the
 Crane, Lifting and Heavy
Equipment Industry.
Welcome to Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB), a world leader in providing training, inspections, certifications and safety services for the lifting and material handling industry since 1969. CICB's state of the art training facilities are located in Orlando, FL and Houston, TX.
Primary Benefits Customers Receive from Using CICB Services Include: 
  • Reduce Injuries
  • Achieve Regulatory Compliance
  • Increase Worker Skills and Productivity
  • Increase Equipment Reliability
  • Reduce Equipment Maintenance Costs
  • Extension of Equipment Operating Life
Primary Equipment That CICB Provides Services for:
Industries Served:
  • Construction
  • Chemical/Petro-Chemical Plants
  • Manufacturing
  • Utilities/Power Generation
  • Government
  • Military
  • Aerospace
  • Offshore and Onshore Exploration & Drilling
  • Mining
  • Ship Building
  • Ports/Logistics
  • Upstream Wellsites

From Our Customers

“This is a letter of recommendation for Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB), who has been providing Maritime Annual Inspections and Quadrennial Load Testing for our Container Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Spreader Bars, and Lifting Beams for the past several years.   They have conducted the inspections with the highest degree of professionalism. CICB points out the noted deficiencies take time to explain why it is a deficiency and offer valuable advice and recommendations to maintain and operate the equipment in a safe manner that is in keeping with Industry Best Practices. CICB conducts all inspections in accordance with 29 CFR 1919. We are highly satisfied with CICB and highly recommend them to any organization that has need of maritime inspections.”
A.D. - Port Everglades, FL, 03/22/2012
"Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau fully endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO), and will prepare candidates for the CCO certification examinations."

CICB is a Veteran Owned Business
and a proud supporter of multiple charities for Veterans 
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CICB Announces Crane Operator Certification Training and NCCCO Exams in Spanish 

In support of NCCCO programs and release of its CCO Mobile Crane Operator written exams in Spanish, Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB), a major contributor to NCCCO in the development of Spanish testing during the pilot program phase, is now offering regularly scheduled Spanish preparatory training programs and practical examinations for Mobile Crane Operators.
Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) is bringing its OSHA, ANSI/ASME based crane safety, rigging and inspection training programs directly to Puerto Rico in April, 2015. With more than 45 years’ experience providing quality training programs, CICB is reaching out to companies in Puerto Rico to help them achieve their 2015 safety goals, reduce risk and increase safety awareness.
Committed to providing safety awareness, Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) has downloadable 2015 Pre-Operational or Monthly Inspection Checklists for Mobile & Overhead Cranes available on their website. These forms are a valuable aid in maintaining accurate data that is required by the U.S. Department of Labor (OSHA) for the Monthly Inspections.

Se Habla Español!
CICB offers its training programs in Spanish. Contact us to learn more. 

Houston Training Center

CICB's Houston Training Center is now located at the Holt Crane & Equipment facility offering more clasroom space and CCO Practical Exams for fixed and swing cab hydraulic cranes, lattice boom cranes, overhead cranes, riggers and signalpersons.

Used Cranes Available!

Information on available crane equipment for sale.

International Services

The Five Critical Challenges Facing Every Owner and Manager in the Crane & Lifting  Industry Today

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Need Help with the New OSHA Crane Standard

Navigating the complexities of the New OSHA Crane Standard can be quite challenging. Please find useful links to help and see CICB’s FAQ section on this website. For further assistance, please call us at 800-327-1386. 

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