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December 21, 2017

OSHA delays crane safety rules for another year; industry can comment

  • Some are concerned that the delays put workers at risk from crane accidents.
  • By MARTI MCCALEB
    Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

    DJC reader-supplied photo [enlarge]
    In April, an apparent line snap sent crane rigging crashing to a deck of this mixed-use building under construction in Belltown. No one was injured.

    Cranes are one of the most visible and vital features of construction jobsites. When a crane overturns, collapses, or drops a load, the accident can be fatal for operators, other employees and bystanders.


     
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