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Cranes, Derricks Rule Effective November 15

  • Andy Cole
  • August 20, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a direct final rule and notice of proposed rulemaking that applies the requirements of the August 2010 cranes and derricks in construction standard to demolition work and underground construction. The application of this rule will protect workers from hazards associated with hoisting equipment used during construction activities.

Read the full press release from OSHA here. The Builders Association is proud to be a cooperative partner with OSHA and has an OSHA representative to answer your questions directly and each of our quarterly Contractor Safety Forums. Keep an eye out for more information on our next event in November and don't miss the opportunity to have an open forum on safety issues impacting your business with the best construction safety directors in the Chicagoland area.