Louisiana hoisting license information

Louisiana State Hoisting License Requirements

Currently, your state does not mandate a Crane Operator License. Please beware that soon you will need a Crane Operator Certificate to operate a crane if Alaska decides not to commence licensing. A growing number of jobs are now requiring Crane Operator Certification.

  Local News Articles

Denham Springs man ejected from crane truck, dies in I-110 crash in Baton Rouge
Denham Springs man ejected from crane truck, dies in I-110 crash in Baton Rouge
A crane truck registered to Turner Industries jackknifed on southbound I-110 Monday morning in Baton Rouge, killing one person and shutting down the interstate to all traffic. No other vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred just before 8:30 a.m., said Sgt. Don Coppola Jr., a Baton Rouge police spokesman.
Jacob McGuff, 20, of Denham Springs, lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center and inside travel lanes and struck the North 22nd Street overpass, Coppola said. McGuff was ejected and died on the scene
2 Hurt in Crane Accident at Louisiana Power Plant
An increase in the number of amputations reported to OSHA's Little Rock Area Office has raised concerns about worker safety within Arkansas establishments. Since January, 46 Two workers have been injured in a crane accident at Cleco Corp.’s Rodemacher power plant near Boyce, La. Both workers are employed by The Shaw Group Inc., which is building the $1 billion plant expected to open this summer. A Shaw spokesman says one worker suffered a serious injury Jan. 20, but it apparently is not life-threatening. Another worker sustained a minor injury. Shaw Power Group Senior Vice President Bruce Davis said a piece of a large crane broke away while a worker was performing maintenance, and the worker who sustained the serious injury jumped out of the basket.

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