JJ Curran Crane Company Recognized for Commitment to Crane Safety

Detroit, MI, March 9th — The JJ Curran Crane Company was commended today by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) as having demonstrated its commitment to safety by hiring CCO-certified personnel. By participating in NCCCO’s Committed to Crane Safety program, JJ Curran Crane demonstrates that it strives for excellence in its hiring and training efforts and works hard to earn, maintain and protect its safety reputation in the industry.

Crane operators, signalpersons and riggers receive recognition for their knowledge and skill related to safe crane operations when they are issued a CCO certification. JJ Curran, has also expended time, effort and resources to obtain certification for its crane operators and NCCCO recognizes this commitment to safety through its Committed to Crane Safety programs.

“NCCCO’s Committed to Crane Safety program is a means for safety-conscious employers such as JJ Curran to show their clients, potential clients and employees that they are serious about crane safety and that they have taken proactive steps to ensure that their employees have the knowledge and skills to perform their assigned job duties safely,” said NCCCO Executive Director Graham Brent. “NCCCO is delighted to welcome the JJ Curran Crane Company into this pre-eminent group of companies who have distinguished themselves in their dedication to crane safety through their commitment to professional training and CCO certification,” he said.

JJ Curran’s participation in the Committed to Crane Safety program brings with it significant ways for JJ Curran to differentiate itself. JJ Curran now has the rights to use the exclusive CCO “Proudly Employing” logo(s) in its promotional literature, advertising, and media releases. JJ Curran also received a commemorative plaque for each of the programs it participates in and will be nationally recognized for its achievement on the NCCCO Committed to Crane Safety company directory and in the CCOnline newsletter.

“We set the bar high for our crane operators, and the NCCCO certification program is the standard to measure against in our industry.” said JJ Curran’s VP of Sales and Operations Mark Wade. “We maintain the highest possible safety and certification standards. To be recognized for that effort and the effort of our operators is something to be proud of,” added Wade.

To qualify for the Committed to Crane Safety programs, JJ Curran was required to demonstrate its commitment by providing information about its crane safety policies such as the percentage and/or number of operators and other workers who are CCO-certified, a copy of its hiring policy regarding CCO certification, and the number of years the policy has been in place. JJ Curran’s recognition is valid for one year after which an opportunity for renewal is provided.

About the JJ Curran Crane Company

JJ Curran Crane Company has been in the crane and lifting business for over 65 years. We are Detroit's only crane company that is a Detroit Certified business. JJ Curran constantly reevaluates our customer's needs and invests in the latest technology and equipment. A complete and safe customer experience is always at the forefront of our business approach. We offer a complete selection of hydraulic all-terrain and rough-terrain cranes ranging from 8 to 450 tons. We also supply a full-range of tower and crawler cranes as well as personnel and material hoists, mobilifts, boom-trucks and shooting fork lifts. JJ Curran provides lifting services to all industrial and commercial needs throughout the metro Detroit area, all of Michigan’s lower peninsula and northern Ohio.


The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1995 by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of crane operators and related personnel. Since then NCCCO has administered over 1,200,000 nationally accredited written and practical examinations and issued more than 425,000 certifications to individuals in all 50 states.

Publish Date: 
Friday, March 16, 2018