Michigan Cranes and Slings: What you need to know

Michigan has adopted the federal material-handling requirements for crawler, locomotive, truck, overhead, gantry cranes, and slings in general industry workplaces and has added provisions that are stricter than federal rules for cranes, slings, and crane operator training. There are no state general industry requirements for derricks that are stricter than federal rules.

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The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) administers and enforces workplace safety and health standards.

MAC r. 408.11801 to r. 408.11875

Adoption of industry standards (MAC r. 408.11807). Cranes must be certified to meet the construction and operating requirements of several industry standards developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME): ASME B30.2, ASME B30.17, and several other state-specific standards associated with crane operations (digging, fall protection, and electrical safety).

Permit required (MAC r. 408.11854). Authorized overhead and gantry crane operators (other than motorized lift jack operators) are required to have a permit identifying the following: firm name; operator name; operator identification number, if applicable; issuing authority; type of equipment authorized; operator restrictions; date issued; and expiration date. The permit is transferable between employers and is valid for no more than 3 years.

Crane inspections (MAC r. 408.11872). The state's inspection requirements have more explicit intervals between inspections (MAC r. 408.11871, MAC r. 408.11872, and MAC r. 408.11824).

Periodic overhead and gantry crane inspections must be performed at least annually or after 500 ...

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