The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a new crane and derrick standard, Subpart CC.
The summary was prepared by the LHSFNA’s Occupational Safety and Health Division Director Scott Schneider. He may be reached at 202-628-5465 or email@example.com.
The standard covers all cranes and derricks used in construction with many exceptions. The exceptions include the following:
The standard also contains more than 100 definitions. One of the more important definitions given is for qualified person. It defines a qualified person as one who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate or professional standing, or who, by extensive knowledge, training and experience, has successfully demonstrated the ability to solve/resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work or the project.