According to CCO, this Employer Award demonstrates that Elliot strives for excellence in its hiring and training efforts and works hard to earn, maintain, and protect its safety reputation in the industry. “Elliot takes the time and energy to get their personnel CCO certified to the highest certification standard, thereby raising the safety awareness of the entire company,” said CCO CEO Thom Sicklesteel.
“CCO’s Employer Awards provide a means for safety-conscious employers to show their clients, potential clients, and employees they are serious about 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 CCO Marketing Director Tara Whittington. “CCO is delighted to welcome Elliot into this pre-eminent group of companies who have distinguished themselves in their dedication to safety through their commitment to CCO certification,” she said.
CCO’s new Employer Awards are based on testing volume as indicated by candidates on their exam applications. To qualify for this Employer Award, Elliot was within the top 60 companies sending the highest volume of candidates through CCO testing in 2022, out of 4,200 unique employers identified.
CCO was formed in 1995 as an independent, non-profit organization by industry to develop and administer a nationwide program for the certification of load handling equipment operators and related personnel. Since then, CCO has administered over 1.5 million written and practical examinations and issued more than 726,000 ANSI-accredited and OSHA-compliant certifications. CCO certification, prevents innumerable incidents and accidents and, according to OSHA, saves more than 30 lives a year. For all the latest CCO news, follow them on LinkedIn (nccco.org/linkedin), Facebook (facebook.com/CCOcert.org) or on Twitter (@NCCCOorg).