Revisions to Cranes & Derricks Proposal

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has issued revisions to its long-running proposal to relocate safety requirements for cranes and derricks from the Construction Safety Orders into the General Industry Safety Orders, … Read More »

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Back to the Future on Cranes

What is seemingly a non-substantive consolidation of Cal/OSHA rules on cranes and derricks is attracting serious and substantial comment from various stakeholders. One commenter went as far as to suggest … Read More »

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Cranes & Derricks Rule

Stakeholders weighed in at a Standards Board public hearing on a proposal to replace the Title 8 operator training, qualification and certification standards for cranes and derricks in construction with … Read More »

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Crane Update Adopted

OAKLAND — By a unanimous vote, the Cal/OSH Standards Board at its April 18 meeting adopted revisions to the General Industry Safety Orders to update Title 8 rules on the … Read More »

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Step Up or Down on Foot Protection?

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health and labor advocates are casting doubt on a Standards Board proposal to allow the use of strap-on foot protectors, saying it’s bad policy … Read More »

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Changes to Swing Radius Proposal

Based on comments by stakeholders, the Cal/OSH Standards Board has made modifications to its proposal on crane swing radius hazards. The regulated public has until Nov. 9 to weigh in … Read More »

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