OSHA proposes to extend enforcement date for crane operator certification requirements
Posted August 31, 2017
A new OSHA proposed rule would extend the employer’s responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to November 10, 2018.
OSHA’s September 2014 final rule extended the deadline by three years for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The rule also extended by three years the employer’s responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely.
OSHA says it is proposing to again extend the enforcement date to address stakeholder concerns over the operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard.
Submit comments to the Federal eRulemaking Portal by September 29, 2017.
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