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September 22, 2020

OSHA Finalizes Railroad Exemptions For 2010 Crane And Derrick Policy

September 15, 2020 at 2:27 PM
OSHA is revising its 2010 standards governing the use of cranes and derricks to add a host of exemptions for railroad work, reflecting both a 2014 settlement with the railroad industry and recent rulemakings by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that the agency says preempted its authority in many areas. The final rule , published in the Sept. 15 Federal Register and effective on Nov. 16, follows a 2018 proposal that was favorably received in comments from both railroad...

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