OSHA Proposes Extension to Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements

“OSHA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer’s responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018. OSHA proposed a delay of the enforcement date to address stakeholder concerns over the operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. (https://www.osha.gov/cranes-derricks/index.html) Comments may be submitted by Sept. 29 either electronically, at www.regulations.gov, (https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=OSHA-2007-0066-0540) or by facsimile or mail. See the Federal Register notice for submission details and more information.” (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/08/30/2017-18441/cranes-and-derricks-in-construction-operator-certification-extension)

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