June 2018 – LATEST: OSHA extends crane operator certification comment period to July 5, 2018.  https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2018-13280.pdf...

OSHA announces policy change on monorail hoists in construction

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a new enforcement policy that excludes monorail hoists from the requirements of Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as long as employers meet other...

OSHA Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Silica

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule is comprised of two standards, one for Construction and one for General Industry and Maritime.