Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Final Rule for Cranes and Derricks in Construction by U.S.Department of Labor, Occupational Safety andHealthAdministration
This guide is intended to help small businesses comply with OSHA’s standard for Cranes and Derricks in Construction. It is designed to address the most common compliance issues that employers will face and to provide sufficient detail to serve as a useful compliance guide. It does not, however, describe all provisions of the standard or alter the compliance responsibilities set forth in the standard. The reader must refer to the standard itself,which is available on OSHA’s website and in the Federal Register and will be published in the Code of Federal Regulations, to determine all of the steps that must be taken to comply with the standard.
This guide is divided into chapters that correspond to the sections of the standard. The guide focuses on the standard’s provisions that address the most serious hazards and the compliance issues that employers will face most frequently. Some issues that arise less frequently are addressed briefly or not at all. In some places, the guide refers the reader to sections of the standard formore detailed information about particular topics.