osha crane operator certification

OSHA Update for Crane Operator Certification Requirements

WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule extending the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule published Aug. 9, 2010 by three years to Nov. 10, 2017. The rule also extends by three years the employer’s responsibility to ensure that crane…

OSHA Updates 2015

OSHA Updates Recordkeeping Rule for 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s updated recordkeeping rule includes two key changes. First, the rule updates the list of industries that are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep OSHA injury and illness records due to relatively low occupational injury and illness rates. Previously, the list of exempt industries was based on the old…

Why Hearing Conservation Matters

  Depending on your industry, hearing conservation programs may play an integral role in your organization’s risk management strategy. Risk management is the identification, assessment and prioritization of risks and those efforts taken to minimize, monitor and control the probability and impact of losses.Everyday activities may be putting your employees at risk for irreversible noise-induced…