OSHA Proposes Rule to Alter, Enforce Long Delayed Crane Operator Qualifications

Last November, OSHA issued a final rule that would finally allow them to enforce language, which has been in their standards since 2010, requiring construction crane operators to be formally qualified to operate the equipment.  The first day of enforcement for that rule had been set for November 10, 2018, but the agency has recently proposed a new rule that would pull back some of the initial requirements.

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OSHA Issues Rule Proposal to Delay Crane Operator Certification Requirement

In June, we shared that OSHA was planning to extend the deadline for crane operator certification requirements until November 10, 2018.  Last week, on August 30, OSHA made that official and issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

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OSHA Set to Propose 1 Year Delay on Crane Certification Rule

On Tuesday, June 20, OSHA is set to propose a delay on new requirements for cranes and derricks in the construction industry at a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).

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