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Utah Cranes and Derricks (Construction): What you need to know

Utah has adopted the federal safety and health rules for cranes and derricks in construction workplaces by reference (UT Admin. Rules (R)614-1-4).

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The state has adopted rules for hydraulic cranes with power telescoping booms, and certification rules for all crane operators.

The Utah Labor Commission/Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH) administers and enforces safety and health rules for private and public sector workplaces in the state. The crane operator certification requirements are administered by the Utah Department of Commerce’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.

CRAWLER LOCOMOTIVE AND TRUCK CRANES
R614-7-3

On hydraulic cranes with power telescoping booms, an “anti-two-blocking” feature, warning device, or other arrangement must be provided to warn the crane operator to avoid colliding (“two-blocking”) the hook block with the boom point when hoisting the load, extending the boom, or booming up and down.

CRANE OPERATOR CERTIFICATION
UT Code Ann. 58-55-504 and R156-55a-504

Crane operators must be certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators, the Operating Engineers Certification Program, or any other organization determined by UOSH to offer an equivalent testing and certification program that meets the requirements of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B 30.5.

Utah’s training requirements for operators of cranes are stricter than federal rules. Training for other crane and rigging personnel mirror federal requirements.


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