The Association of Crane and Rigging Professionals (ACRP) is an independent incorporated trade association that is dedicated to improving crane operations and rigging activities in all industries. The Standards and Guidelines published here represent recommended training requirements as identified by Subject Matter Experts that are associated with ACRP. These Standards and Guidelines are advisory only and should be regarded as a guide that the user may or may not choose to adopt, modify, or reject. The information does not constitute a comprehensive safety program and should not be relied upon as such. The acceptance or use of these Standards and Guidelines are completely voluntary, and are not intended to be used in place of any federal, state, or provincial standards or regulations that may apply to this topic or subject matter. Disclaimer of Liability ACRP and its members assume no responsibility and disclaim all liability of any kind, however arising, as a result of acceptance or use or alleged use of the published Standards and Guidelines. User specifically understands and agrees that ACRP, its officers, agents, and employees shall not be liable under any legal theory of any kind for any action or failure to act with respect to anything covered by these Standards and Guidelines. Any use of this information must be determined by the User to be in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.