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OSHA Delays Crane Operator Compliance, Despite Safety Concerns

November 09, 2017
OSHA has delayed for one additional year, until Nov. 10, 2018, a deadline for crane operators to comply with certification requirements so the agency may finish a rule to address industry and operators' concerns with a 2010 update to its cranes standard, despite criticism the delay poses safety risks and employers have had sufficient time to comply. In the delay rule , published in the Nov. 9 Federal Register , OSHA argues that the one-year extension of the certification compliance...


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