New Hampshire Cranes and Slings: What you need to know

New Hampshire does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for the state; therefore, private sector workplaces must comply with federal occupational safety and health standards.

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The state has adopted its own rules for cranes, derricks, and slings for public sector employers (state, county, and local government agencies, commissions, and school systems) in general industry workplaces that are substantially less comprehensive than the federal rules.

The U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces federal workplace safety and health requirements in private sector workplaces. The New Hampshire Department of Labor/Safety and Training Division administers safety and health rules for public sector workplaces.

NH Regulations-Labor 1403.15

The employer must comply with the manufacturer's specifications and limitations as supplied by the manufacturer.

Rated load capacities, recommended operating speeds, and special hazard warnings or instructions must be conspicuously posted on all equipment and complied with. Instructions or warnings must be visible from the operator's station.

Equipment must be inspected by a competent person before each use and during use, and all deficiencies must be corrected before further use.

Accessible areas within the swing radius of the rear of the rotating superstructure must be barricaded to prevent employees from being struck or crushed by the crane.

No part of a crane or its load must be operated within 10 feet (ft) of a line rated 50 kilovolt (kV) or below, within 10 ft + 0.4 inches for each 1 kV over 50 kV for lines rated over ...

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