OSHA Extends Crane Operator Compliance Deadline for Some Employers

In June of last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking which notified employers of several impending changes to its rules governing crane operator certifications. After weighing feedback from industry stakeholders, OSHA published its final ruling a few months later in November.   Under the terms of its […]

OSHA Proposes Updated Rules for Crane Operator Certification

In 2010, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) instituted a new rule which requires crane and derrick operators to be certified for both the type of crane used and its lifting capacity. Since then, a number of industry stakeholders have raised concerns that the language used in the rule does not necessarily ensure certified […]