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New Updates for Cranes and Derricks

OSHA is updating the agency’s standard for cranes and derricks in construction by clarifying each employer’s duty to ensure the competency of crane operators through training, certification or licensing, and evaluation. OSHA is also altering a provision that required different levels of certification based on the rated lifting capacity of equipment. While testing organizations are […]

 

Overhead Line Work and Safety Measures

Overhead line work requirements are contained in OSHA’s regulation 1910.269(q). Key provisions include: ▪    Poles and towers must be structurally capable of withstanding the stresses that may be imposed when installing and removing equipment. If necessary, structures may be braced to ensure that they can withstand the anticipated load. ▪    Before anyone climbs a pole, […]

 

The Dangers of Mold and How to Avoid

Molds are microscopic organisms found everywhere in the environment, indoors and outdoors. Most molds are harmless but some can cause infections, allergy symptoms and produce toxins. Inhalation is the exposure of most concern to cleanup workers. Health Effects of Mold Exposure Runny nose • Eye irritation • Cough/congestion • Sneezing • Skin rash • Aggravation […]