An introduction to OSHA’s educational initiatives and compliance programs.

Focus and attention are given to OSHA’s FAQ pages which contain valuable information on OSHA regulations and specific industry requirements. Important updates to the crane standard were made in 2010; a list of important revisions and additions are listed. Discussion of the 2010 crane standard emphasizes three (3) prevailing issues in the industry:

  • Awareness and proper procedures when powerline hazards are present
  • Developing a proper lift plan
  • Review of the term “controlling entity” and examples of when a contractor will be considered a controlling entity on site.
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