Tag: crane hazard

When is a Hazard Not a Hazard?

With the OSHA Crane and Derrick Standard came concepts long overdue. One in particular, the use of “Temporary-Alternative-Measures” or TAM. Historically, OSHA sets crane requirements. When requirements are not met, the crane must be taken Read More

Employee Exposure to Hazard Ruling Upheld

A recent decision of the Sixth Circuit of Appeals in All Erection & Crane Rental Corp. (2012 WL 6028627, Dec. 5, 2012) upheld a citation alleging that an employer failed to barricade a crane’s swing Read More