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Crane Construction Advisory Committee

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The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published new regulations for the use of cranes and derricks in the construction industry to update and specify industry work practices necessary to protect employees during the use of cranes and derricks in construction

The new rules address advances in crane and derrick design and new qualifications and certification for crane operators and signal persons. Some significant requirements in the federal standard detail the assembly and disassembly procedures, power line safety, detailed inspection criteria, and assessment of grounding conditions.

 

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