Written Exam

NCCCO Digger Derrick Written Exam Preparation

The Digger Derrick Edge Operator Safety Program is designed to provide you with the information that is critical to the safe operation of your Digger Derrick. The information in the Digger Derrick Edge training program has been developed through experience, manufacturer’s recommendations, and the standards directly related to the operation of the Digger Derrick. The Edge training can be administered online or onsite, whichever better meets your needs and fits into your timeline.


The information below outlines the resources and objectives for both the Digger Derrick Edge program and the NCCCO Digger Derrick Operator Certification program. Contact Francis Strohfus to schedule training and testing or for more information on the NCCCO Digger Derrick program in general.


Primary References


Secondary References

  • Cordage Institute International Guidelines: CI 1401-06 – Safer Use of Fiber Rope
  • OSHA 1910.180 – Crawler Locomotive and Truck Cranes
  • OSHA 1910.184 - Slings
  • OSHA 1910.268 - Telecommunications
  • OSHA 1910.269 – Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
  • OSHA 1926.251 – Rigging Equipment for Material Handling
  • OSHA 1926.453 – Aerial Lifts
  • OSHA 1926.601 – Motor Vehicles
  • OSHA 1926 Subpart V – Power Transmission and Distribution



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