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OSHA Crane Operator Certification Delay: Crane rule officially delayed until November 2018

In order to be successful in achieving crane operator certification, NWSC strongly recommends that you read this article thoroughly to increase your odds in passing the exams. Prepare in advance - study and practice whenever possible!

OSHA requires that all crane operators be certified by November 10, 2018.


Oregon State Electricians – Earn Two CE Credits Through NWSC/ISA! 

Continuing education is an important way to ensure you stay informed and current about new requirements, skills, knowledge and evolving practices in your field. Electricians in Oregon must obtain 4 to 24 continuing education credits every three years, depending on the type of license they hold. 

To help you fulfill this requirement, the Northwest Sign Council submitted two ISA online learning courses to the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, and the courses were approved for 2 hours of continuing education credit.

The two courses are Sign Installer’s Guide: Safety and Sign Installer’s Guide: Electrical Sign InstallationBoth courses must be taken in order to receive the continuing education credit.

The Sign Installer’s Guide: Safety course introduces the sign installer to various safety and risk prevention measures that should be followed during the sign installation process. This course covers a wide variety of safety considerations that professionals in the sign industry should be aware of before undertaking a signage project, including the steps to take to ensure safety from electrocution.

The course consists of four modules which cover the following:

Price: Member: $50, Nonmember: $150
Click here to register. 

The Sign Installer's Guide: Electrical Sign Installation course delves into basic information pertaining to the installation and maintenance of electrical signs. The course covers all of the major requirements and considerations, from complying with NFPA 70E standard and working effectively with your local inspector, to using lockout devices and field-installed wiring in EMCs.

The course consists of four modules:

Price: Member: $50, Nonmember: $150
Click here to register

For more information about Oregon’s continuing education requirements, please click here to visit their website.

If you have any questions about the courses, please contact ISA at