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.
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Crane Accident Kills Mississippi Teenager in St. Francisville
A 19-year-old from Mississippi died in a crane accident in St. Francisville.
Tristen Jett Hall was working on a barge near Riverbend Monday morning when the arm of the crane he was working under got loose and fell on top of him.
The incident happened as Audubon Bridge contractors were probing the Mississippi River and putting columns in for the new bridge going up in St. Francisville.
West Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating how exactly the boom on the crane failed.Hall was pronounced dead on the boat.