ACCSH Supports OSHA’s Request for Extension Date

- On Tuesday, June 20, the Advisory Committee for Construction Safety & Health (ACCSH) unanimously approved a recommendation to support OSHA’s proposed rule to extend the enforcement date for the crane operator certification requirement and the existing employer duty in the Cranes and Derricks to November 10, 2018.  

OSHA’s reasons for the one year extension request was twofold:
  1. To propose and finalize the rulemaking addressing these two issues; and
  2. To ensure that the public is permitted adequate opportunity to evaluate and response to the proposal.
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