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Mike Florio

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Exam Prep

The exam prep courses are designed to help you achieve your MA hoisting license. Each course will cover all of the information needed to prepare you for your written test in one of the following grades*: 1, 2 or 4.

Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Class 1 License Exam Prep Course: February 27 and March 6
Class 2 License Exam Prep Course: March 13 and March 20
Class 4 License Exam Prep Course: March 27 and April 3

License Renewal

These mandatory continuing education courses are required for renewal of your hoisting license. The requirements are 4 hours for each class (1, 2 or 4) of your license. Each course which will cover all of the current laws, rules, and requirements as well as the OSHA regulations for renewing your license.

Time: Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Class 1 License Renewal Course: March 1 and 8
Class 2 License Renewal Course: March 15 and 22
Class 4 License Renewal Course: March 29 and April 5

Cost: $65 per course (plus $20 for materials payable to instructor)

These courses will be taught by Mike Florio, former training director for the Operating Engineers. Mike has been an instructor for 12 years at the Western MA Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health.

*Grades of Hoisting License

Class 1 Hoisting:

  • 1A – Derricks / Lattice Cranes
  • 1B – Telescoping Boom with Cables Cranes
  • 1C – Telescoping Booms without Cables and Forklifts
  • 1D – General Industrial Warehouse Fork Lift Equipment

Class 2 Hoisting:

  • 2A – Excavators
  • 2B – Front End Loaders/Backhoes
  • 2C – Front End Loaders/Uniloaders
  • 2D – Compact Hoisting Machinery

Class 4 Hoisting:

  • 4B – Drill Rigs
  • 4C – Pipeline Side Booms
  • 4D – Concrete Pumps
  • 4E – Catch Basin Cleaner
  • 4F – Sign Hanging Equipment
  • 4G – Specialty Side Boom Mower