Category Archives: MSHA

NC Aggregates

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Mobile & Overhead Crane Inspection

OSHA requires us to inspect our mobile cranes once a year. This is the opportunity to ensure that your company vehicle is compliant with not only OSHA standards as a mobile crane, but with the DOT for traveling on the … Continue reading

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Rigging in the Dirt and Rocks

RIGGING LEVEL 1 Had the opportunity to work with an unique group of individuals that provide us with Aggregate and Agricultural Products. They are Wakestone and the location in Knightdale, North Carolina showed their rigging, sling inspection and hardware use … Continue reading

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OSHA Penalties Increase for 2019

Do you know what your penalty will be when your cited by OSHA compliance officer visit to your facility? The annual increase started by President Obama and currently continued by President Trump has increased the OSHA penalties. Other than Serious … Continue reading

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Top Ten Violations in 2018

TOP TEN Violations in 2018 1 – Fall Protection 2 – Hazard Communication 3 – Scaffolding 4 – Respiratory Protection 5 – Lockout/Tagout 6 – Ladders 7 -Powered Industrial Trucks 8 – Fall Protection – Training Requirements 9 – Machine … Continue reading

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OSHA Final Rule Employer’s Guide

For everyone calling me and emailing me; here is the answers you have been needing to know about the employer’s responsibilities. If you will have us come out and get your employees trained to get them qualified first and then … Continue reading

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OSHA ISSUES Crane Operator Rule

OSHA has announced a final rule aimed at clarifying requirements for crane requirements. The rule maintains the employer’s duty to ensure that crane operators can safely operate the equipment and maintains safety and health protections for workers while reducing compliance burdens. Companies … Continue reading

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OSHA and Crane rule

OSHA is set to publish the long-awaited updates to its crane operator certification requirements in the Nov. 9 Federal Register. As anticipated, the agency will require certification by type of crane, but will accept certification by crane type and its lifting capacity. This … Continue reading

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Service Truck Operators are Funny!

Week 3 of the Service Truck Mobile Crane Operator training was a little different. We had some real comedians in this class as they had me laughing quite often. Not every class is so funny as the students are trying … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed?

Sometimes it happens for a few of the less experienced crane operators. Not enough time in the seat or on the controls causes a few deductions or too much time. But, if you want it bad enough you can always … Continue reading

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