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The top 5 most cited OSHA violations for Overhead Cranes

A speaker from OSHA’s Safety and Health Specialists identified the top areas of deficiencies cited by OSHA as overhead crane safety infractions. The top five areas are:

  1. Not performing the required periodic inspections

  2. Issues with Crane Pendant Controllers

  3. Not performing required frequent / daily inspections ( i.e. chains, wire rope and hooks )

  4. Lack of proper load capacity rating labels on the crane

  5. Improper securing of the loads

 

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