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									                       Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                          (OSHA)
                                USA Department of Labor
    January 2005      Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer

       CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY REGULATIONS
                       Subpart N – Cranes Safety
                   29 CFR 1926.550 – 29 CFR 1926.555




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                    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                       (OSHA)
                             USA Department of Labor
    January 2005   Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer




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                    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                       (OSHA)
                             USA Department of Labor
    January 2005   Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer




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                       Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                          (OSHA)
                                USA Department of Labor
     January 2005     Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer




    • Barricades around the swing area of a revolving cab must be used
      when operating a crane in areas where pedestrians or traffic pass
      close by.




    • Never operate cranes closer than 10 feet from power lines. Voltages
      greater than 50,000 volt require greater distance.




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                          Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                             (OSHA)
                                   USA Department of Labor
     January 2005        Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer

     When it is necessary to guide a suspended, use tag lines.




    • Don’t distract the crane operator. Only one signalman at a time.




                     Recommended Safe Work Practice: Affected Zone




                                          D x 1.5

                                                        D
                Be aware of existing
                underground utilities
                and backfill.                  Affected Zone (Depth x 1.5)
                                               *Average Soil Only
                                    OSHA Office of Training & Education      32




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                       Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                          (OSHA)
                                USA Department of Labor
     January 2005     Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer

    • Keep out from under suspended loads.
    • Watch out for materials that could fall on you if hit by the moving
      load.




    • Make sure you provide yourself a way out when directing load drops.




    • Make sure the crane operator can see the:
         Rated Load Capacities
         Operating Speeds
         Special Hazard “Warning or Instruction”




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                    Occupational Safety and Health Administration
                                       (OSHA)
                             USA Department of Labor
    January 2005   Wagdi Fouad Seffain – Authorized OSHA Trainer




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