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Cranes and construction sites have a common bond. You see them everywhere high-rise buildings are going up. If you are doing construction work, see Oregon OSHA’s Division 3, Subdivision CC, rules. Subdivision CC covers cranes, derricks, and any other power-operated equipment that can hoist, lower, and horizontally move a suspended load. Oregon OSHA’s Cranes and derricks in construction describes the key requirements.

Of course, cranes and derricks are used in other industries, too. See the Rules tab below to learn about the requirements in those industries.

  • Brochures/Guides
    • Cranes and derricks in construction
      Covers Oregon OSHA's construction requirements for cranes and derricks. Also highlights eight common crane accidents, describes why they happen, and explains how to prevent them from happening.
      English  Order printed copy  11/09/2011
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  • Hazard alerts
    • Digger derrick hazard alert
      Digger derrick truck operators face hazards when climbing up and down the equipment when the boom is rotated. This hazard alert provides solutions to prevent an accident and keep the operator safe.
      English  03/10/2017
  • References
    • Rules with requirements
      We get many calls and emails from employers asking the same question. It begins: “Which of your rules have requirements for…” You can finish the sentence with words like “recordkeeping,” “employee training,” and “written documents.” To answer those questions, we’ve organized these rules requirements into a filterable, sortable, searchable table.
      English  05/10/2019

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