Missouri 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.
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Missouri citations highlight importance of vigilance in protecting workers from trench cave-ins
Federal Agency Says 33 Injured in Missouri Plant Explosion
MARSTON, Mo. — Preliminary investigations indicate molten aluminum hitting water caused explosions that injured more than 30 employees at a southeast Missouri aluminum plant, a federal agency said Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the explosions that happened Tuesday at the Noranda Aluminum plant in New Madrid County, about 170 miles south of St. Louis.
OSHA officials said preliminary findings suggest molten aluminum came into contact with water, causing the explosions.