Crane Safety

Materials Handling: 13 Questions to Ask to Verify Proper Crane Inspections

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: November 11th, 2013
Topics: Materials Handling & Storage |

THE PROBLEM

If you’re a manufacturer or other operation subject to the OSHA General Industry standards and you use cranes to move materials at your worksite, you better be sure you comply with OSHA’s Overhead and Gantry Cranes standard (Sec. 1910.179).

HOW TOOL HELPS SOLVE THE PROBLEM

This checklist features 13 questions to determine your compliance with one of the most important and frequently cited parts of these standards—crane inspection requirements (Sec. 1910.179(i)).

Related: Cranes Inspection Checklist & Timetable