Occupational Safety and Health Administration February 10, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification
Document Number: 2014-02579
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On August 9, 2010, OSHA issued a final standard establishing requirements for cranes and derricks used in construction work. The standard requires employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by November 10, 2014. Until that date, employers also have added duties under the standard to ensure that crane operators are trained and competent to operate the crane safely. The Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for operator certification by three years to November 10, 2017, and to extend the existing employer duties for the same period.