New Crane & Derrick Guide Created to Help Protect Spanish-Speaking Workers

 A new training guide written in Spanish is designed to help trainers teach Spanish-speaking workers about OSHA’s new Cranes & Derricks in Construction regulation “For the most effective results, construction workers need to be trained in their Read More

Ownership: A Morality Play

Tracy Bennet- Editor Crane Hotline Small employers and owner/operators of cranes are at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to complying with OSHA’s new Cranes and Derricks in Construction rule. To a degree, it’s simply Read More

International Sign Association Offers Crane Operator Certification to Members

In response to the publication of the new OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC standard requiring most crane operators involved with construction to be certified by November 10, 2014, the International Sign Association (ISA) is Read More

Lifting Technologies Utilized by ITI

Lifting Technologies, headquartered in Missoula, Montana has a nice working relationship with Industrial Training International. They supply crane suspended manbaskets at ITI Training Centers in Woodland, Washington and Memphis, Tennessee while hundreds of project engineers, Read More

SC&RA to Focus on Safety at Crane & Rigging Workshop

  The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association announces session topics for its Crane & Rigging Workshop, to be held Sept. 21-23, 2011 at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, Philadelphia, Pa. For more information, go to Read More

AEM/OSHA Alliance Offers ‘Certified Operator’ Crane Decal

A new decal for cranes, reading, “Designated/Certified Operators Only,” has been developed by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and approved by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) The decal signifies that the machine should be Read More

SC&RA to Host Webinar on New Tower Crane Rules

On June 15, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association will host a webinar titled Tower Cranes: How OSHA 1926.1400 Affects Operations. This presentation will highlight the key areas in the regulations and explain how to comply with Read More

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OSHA Releases New Safety and Health Information on Rigging Hazards

OSHA issued a new Safety and Health Injury Prevention Sheet to help protect workers against hazards posed during rigging operations in shipyards. SHIPS: Rigging provides both employers and workers with real-world hazard information and solutions. Read More

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New mobile crane hand signal app for smart phones.

SC&RA now offers access to Crane Hand Signals as a free mobile app, available in the iTunes App Store. The Crane Operator Hand Signals app gives users instant access to all necessary crane hand signals. Read More