Brothers and Sisters,

Keeping your licenses and certifications up-to-date, and adding to them when possible, is one of the best ways you can advance your career. The Training Center is now fully open and operational. We encourage you to take advantage of the top-notch continuing education opportunities available to you from our talented instructors.

View available classes and sign up online at

This summer’s course offerings include:

HOISTING: The state of Massachusetts requires continuing education every 2 years for hoisting licenses.

FORKLIFT: OSHA requires that all certified forklift operators be evaluated every three years. If you are taking the forklift for the first time or your certification has expired, you will need to take a practical exam in addition to the 4-hour class.

HAZMAT REFRESHER: A mandatory annual course for maintaining a valid HAZMAT OSHA-approved certificate.

CDL: A course designed to assist members with permits to obtain their Commercial Driver’s License with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. *Please send a copy of your permit and D.O.T. to the Training Center in Canton to be placed on a waiting list.

Thank you for doing your part.

In Solidarity,

William D. McLaughlin
Business Manager
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 4

Michael J. Carey
Training Coordinator
Operating Engineers Local 4 Training Center