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Crane – Safety Plan Safirst Version Revised 2017

29 Page Employers who operate cranes on a construction site are responsible for complying with all aspects of the standard, as well as protection of other employees that work at the site. The employer duties [...]

TRAINING MATERIALS

Crane – Compass Typical Safety Plan

Crane onsite drawing - Annual Inspection - Load Curves Table - Rigger & Operator Letters of Training - Safety Devices CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – Crane & Derricks OSHA Presentation 2010

New requirements during assembly and disassembly - Maintaining sufficient clearance distances from power lines - Pre-erection inspection - Equipment CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – Death and $10 Mil Award

HOUMA, La. — A Texas judge has reduced the amount that a Houma oilfield-construction company must pay to the family of a Texas man crushed by a crane in 2008, from $11.1 million awarded [...]

Crane – Framing Truss Pick-Points for Hoisting

Hoisting trusses with a crane is a common practice on jobsites, but it’s also a likely time when trusses can be damaged. This is due to improper techniques that can overstress the truss and [...]

Crane – Mechanical Principles & Stability

Cranes can mount many different utensils depending on load. Cranes can be remote-controlled from the ground, allowing much more precise control, but without the view that a position atop the crane provides. CLICK HERE [...]

Crane – Mobile Crane Safety Plan

This plan is designed to accommodate crane usage on construction job sites where it is common that the crane is leased and the operator provided by a crane leasing company. Under such circumstances it [...]

Crane – NCCCO Mobile Crane Operator Candidate Handbook

Lattice Boom Truck Cranes - Lattice Boom Crawler Cranes - Telescopic Boom Cranes—Swing Cab - Telescopic Boom Cranes—Fixed Cab - Boom Truck—Fixed Cab - Service Truck Cranes CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – NCCCO Operator Certification Summary

OSHA has removed from its rule the requirement for crane operators to be certified according to the capacity of the crane, a decision supported CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – NCCCO Operator Exam Subjects

This appendix contains information for employers, accredited testing organizations, auditors and government entities developing criteria for a written examination to test an individual's technical knowledge relating to the operation of cranes. CLICK HERE TO [...]

Crane – NCCCO Rigger Reference Book

This Reference Booklet has been produced and adapted from various manufacturers’ data and is for use in CCO Written Examinations. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – NCCCO Signal Person Candidate Handbook

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, nonprofit organization formed to establish and administer a nationwide program of certification for crane operators and associated personnel. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – NCCCO Tower Crane Operator Candidate Handbook

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is an independent, nonprofit organization formed in 1995 to set standards for fairly measuring the knowledge and proficiency required for the safe operation CLICK HERE TO [...]

Crane – New Regs Article

While many experts have analyzed the wide range of safety compliance requirements associated with the new crane standard, much less discussion has taken place regarding how OSHA’s powerful new enforcement tools can impact many [...]

Crane – New Regs Article 1

Today, a new “sheriff is in town” that could add to their daily burdens—new federal requirements related to contractors working with or near cranes on construction projects. While many experts have analyzed the wide [...]

Crane – New Regs Article 2

The new rule, 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC, was born out of the Cranes and Derricks Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (C-DAC). In 2002, OSHA assembled C-DAC with representatives from contractors, manufacturers, rigging suppliers, organized labor, [...]

Crane – New Regs Article 3

OSHA’s definition (Preamble p.47972) specifies that a “competent” person is someone who must have the authority to take prompt corrective action. A “qualified” person, however, is not required to CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS [...]

Crane – New Regs Article 4

The new rule requires the work to be directed by an A/D (assembly/disassembly) director. The A/D director must meet the criteria for both a “competent person” and a “qualified person” or must be a [...]

Crane – New Regs NAHB Summary

OSHA expects the final rule to prevent the current annual accident level of 22 crane-related fatalities and 175 non-fatal injuries. Review the detailed summary of the ruling prepared by NAHB’s Labor, Safety and Health [...]

Crane – New Regs w Table of Contents 132 pages 2010

This standard applies to power-operated equipment, when used in construction, that can hoist, lower and horizontally move a suspended load. Such equipment includes, but is not limited to: Articulating cranes (such as knuckle-boom cranes); [...]

Crane – Potain IGO 36 Product Guide

Features - Specs - Transport - Weights - Dimensions - Crane Profile - Load Charts - Metric Dimensions, Crane Profile & Load Charts - Mechanical Data CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – Potain IGO 42 Product Guide

Features - Specs - Transport - Weights - Dimensions - Load Charts - Crane Profile - Mechanisms - Metric Dimensions, Load Charts, Crane Profile & Mechanisms CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – Potain IGO 50 Product Guide

Features - Specs - Transport - Weights - Dimensions - Crane Profile - Load Charts - Metric Dimensions, Crane profile & Load Charts - Mechanical Data CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – Potain IGO T70 Product Guide

Features - Specs - Transport - Weights - Dimensions - Crane Profile - Load Charts - Metric Dimensions, Crane Profile,Working Range, Load Charts & Mechanisms CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – Potain IGO T85 Product Guide

Features - Specs - Transport - Weights - Dimensions - Crane profile - Load Charts - Metric Dimensions, Crane profile, Load Charts & Mechanisms CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – Proximity Alarm Article

Temporary Enforcement Policy for Proximity Alarm & Insulating Link Use with Cranes & Derricks in Construction CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – Tower Crane Luffing Checklist

START OF SHIFT INSPECTION This is a sample checklist that employers may use; manufacturer/supplier may have additional requirements. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – Tower Crane w Photos

Stafford Group’s fleet of tower cranes, with an average age of 5 years, are strategically placed throughout the world and provide dependable performance CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Rigging – Exam

QUALIFIED RIGGER REVIEW - Safirst CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Rigging – Fundamentals

89 Page Presentation -Hoisting and Rigging Fundamentals for Riggers and Operators CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Rigging – Hardware

Various types of hardware used, including Operating Practices, Environmental Effects, Training, Inspections, Removal, Repairs & Critical Lifts. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Rigging – Presentation

Rigging Equipment - Safety is the #1 Priority CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Rigging – Slings from China – Recall

A damaged polyester sling was discovered during a routine safety audit. The label indicated “If red core yarns are visible remove the sling from service”. Upon further inspection, the red core warning CLICK HERE [...]

Rigging – Wire Rope

Wire rope consists of several strands laid (or 'twisted') together like a helix. Each strand is likewise made of metal wires laid together like a helix. Steel is the main material used for wire [...]

Rigging – Workbook

Brookhaven National Laboratory 45 Page Basic Rigging Workbook CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Rigging -Tool Box Talks

Rigging looks like an easy operation that doesn't seem to require any particular skill or experience. Don't be fooled. Many people have lost fingers or hands, or suffered more serious injuries because they thought [...]

OSHA REGULATIONS

Crane – Assembly & Disassembly OSHA Fact Sheet ENG 2011

This fact sheet explains the assembly and disassembly requirements of subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as specified in 29 CFR 1926.1403-1926.1406 and 192.1412. These provisions are effective November 8, 2010. CLICK HERE TO [...]

Crane – Citation Due to Death 1 – News Release

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Yonkers Contracting Co. Inc. for a total of 10 alleged serious violations of workplace safety in connection with the [...]

Crane – Citation Due to Death 2 – GC Fine

All protruding reinforcing steel, onto and into which employees could fall, was not guarded to eliminate the hazard of impalement CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – Citation Due to Death 3 – Sub Fine

When employees are engaged in the hooking, unhooking or guiding the load , or in the initial connection of a load to a component or structure the materials must be rigged by a qualified [...]

Crane – Crane & Derricks ADOSH Presentation New Std 2010

Highlights of the new crane and derricks standard Identify crane operator qualification and certification requirements Identify types and frequency of inspections for overhead cranes Identify supplemental requirements for tower cranes CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Crane – Death and OSHA Citation News Release

NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Yonkers Contracting Co. Inc. for a total of 10 alleged serious violations of workplace safety in connection with the [...]

Crane – Forklift vs Crane ADOSH Interp 2010

There seems to be a lot of confusion in and around Subpart CC and the exclusion/inclusion of forklifts. 1926.1400(c) Exclusions - (8) Powered industrial trucks (forklifts), except when configured to hoist and lower (by [...]

Crane – Instructions OSHA Guide to the 2010 Standard

This guide is intended to help small businesses comply with OSHA's standard for Cranes and Derricks in Construction. It is designed to address the most common compliance issues that employers will face and to [...]

Crane – New Regs Apply to Demolition & Underground

The direct final rule will apply the same crane rules to underground construction and demolition that are already being used by other construction sectors, and will streamline OSHA's standards by eliminating the separate cranes [...]

Crane – New Regs Christmas Tree Lift

WORKING UNDER LOADS - NO MULTIPLE LIFT RIGGING ALLOWED - THERE SHALL BE NO MODIFICATION OR ADDITIONS TO THE CRANE CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – New Regs Crane & Derrick OSHA Fact Sheet

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a historic new standard, addressing the use of cranes and derricks in construction and replacing a decades old standard. CLICK HERE TO [...]

Crane – New Regs Electrical Clearance per 1926.1400

Table A - Minimum Clearance Distances As established by the utility owner/operator or registered professional engineer who is a qualified person with respect to electrical power transmission and distribution. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS [...]

Crane – New Regs Enforcement 2010

Three days after a contractors’ trade group requested more time to comply with new federal crane-safety regulations, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration nevertheless plans to begin enforcing the standard on Nov. 8, [...]

Crane – New Regs Operational Aids OSHA Ltr of Interp 2012

Various questions regarding OSHA's standard for cranes and derricks in construction and a general question about OSHA training. This letter constitutes OSHA's interpretation of only the requirements discussed and may not be applicable to [...]

Crane – New Regs Operational Procedures OSHA 1926.1417

EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS  - OPERATION PROCEDURES IN LIEU OF MANUFACTURERS PROCEDURES - ACCESS TO OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES - LEAVING THE EQUIPMENT UNATTENDED - TAG-OUT - STORM WARNING - COMPLIANCE WITH RATED CAPACITY - COUNTERWEIGHT / BALLAST CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – New Regs Operator Certification OSHA Extention

OSHA’s standard comprehensively addresses key hazards related to cranes and derricks. Significant requirements in the final rule include: Pre-erection inspection of tower crane parts; Use of synthetic slings in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions during [...]

Crane – New Regs Operator Certification OSHA Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains the operator qualification and certification requirements of subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as specified in 29 CFR 1926.1427. State or local government CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS [...]

Crane – New Regs Operator Certification OSHA Federal Register 061118

OSHA updates its standard for cranes and derricks in construction by permanently extending and clarifying each employer’s duty to ensure the competency of crane operators through required training, certification or licensing, CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT [...]

Crane – New Regs Operator, AD, Signal Person, Rigging OSHA Quick Cards 2017

Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualification and Certification This fact sheet explains the operator qualification and certification requirements of subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as specified - 6 Pages https://safirst.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Crane-New-Regs-Operator-AD-Signal-Person-Rigging-OSHA-Quick-Cards-2017.pdf [...]

Crane – New Regs OSHA Development

62 page presentation developed by Directorate of Construction Office of Construction Standards and Guidance CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – New Regs OSHA Explaining the Major Features 2010

This new standard will comprehensively address key hazards related to cranes and derricks on construction worksites, including the four main causes of worker death and injury: electrocution, crushed by parts of the equipment, struck-by [...]

Crane – New Regs OSHA Guide

98 page Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Final Rule for Cranes and Derricks in Construction CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – New Regs OSHA News Release

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that it is issuing a new rule addressing the use of cranes and derricks in construction, which will replace a [...]

Crane – New Regs Various Subjects OSHA Pocket Cards

Safety Devices - Power Line Safety Training - Operational Aids - Operator Qualification Criteria - Signal Person Qualification Criteria - Assembly/Disassembly - Power line safety CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Crane – New Regs w Table of Contents 132 pages 2010

This standard applies to power-operated equipment, when used in construction, that can hoist, lower and horizontally move a suspended load. Such equipment includes, but is not limited to: Articulating cranes (such as knuckle-boom cranes); [...]

Rigging – OSHA Outline ENG

Rigging – when workers prepare equipment to be lifted by cranes, hoists or other material-handling machinery – is a common work process on shipyard and construction sites, among others. Performing rigging operations safely is [...]

Rigging – Rigger Apprenticeship Program OSHA Ltr or Interp 2011

Specific aspects of the Ironworker Apprenticeship Certification Program (IACP) and the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) program for establishing the qualifications of crane signal persons, which is operated by the International Association of Bridge, [...]

Rigging – Sling Safety from OSHA 2008

Importance of the Operator - Sling Types - Chains - Wire Rope - Rope Lay - Wire Rope Sling Selection - Fiber Rope and Synthetic Web - Safe Lifting Practices - History of Care and Usage - Maintenance of Slings CLICK HERE TO [...]

Rigging – Training per OSHA1926.1400 & ANSI B30

The handling, setting and erection of materials and equipment is a hazardous occupation. Each operation presents its own peculiar problems and no two jobs are alike. With proper consideration taken, CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Rigging – What Riggers Need to Know OSHA ENG 2010

Rigging is a critical part of shipyard employment. Riggers prepare ships’ equipment, components or sections for lifting by cranes, hoists or other material handling equipment. Riggers also act as signalman. Worker safety is of [...]

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