To a crane operator, no experience may be as frightening as when a crane becomes unbalanced while a load is being lifted or when the crane collapses under the weight of an excessive load. OSHA offers numerous resources to help clarify and support crane safety, including:

Compliance Directive for Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard

FAQs – Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualification

OSHA Crane, Derrick and Hoist Safety webpage

Crane Safety Awareness for Site Superintendents Video: Discusses some of the hazards and risks involved in crane operations and identifies information managers should be familiar with if cranes are operating on their site.

Upcoming OSHA #2055 Cranes in Construction Classes