24 Sep OSHA FAQs: Cranes & Derricks in Construction – Operator Certification
OSHA’s cranes and derricks operator certification standard became
effective on Nov. 10, 2018.
Employers that use cranes and derricks in construction must comply
with this standard. Employers should also become familiar with this
standard if their employees work in areas or sites where cranes and
derricks are in use. Finally, crane lessors that provide operators or
maintenance personnel with the equipment they lease also have duties
under the standard.
This Compliance Overview presents some frequently asked questions
and answers compiled by OSHA regarding operator and signal person
qualifications and operator certification.