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Schoppert, John
May 2013
American Cranes & Transport;May2013, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p58
Trade Publication
The article discusses the citations of the Crane & Derricks standard of the U.S. Occupational Safety & Hazards Administration (OSHA), which were identified at the agency's November 2012 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety & Health. The citations include the provisions on materials not rigged by a qualified rigger, the failure to determine the working radius, and the manuals that should be in the cab. It also discusses the qualifications that a signalperson should have.


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