Federal Register Update

On july 28, 2010, the u.S. Department of labor’s occupational safety and health administration (osha) released a historic new standard, addressing the use of cranes and derricks in construction and replacing a decades old standard. The rule becomes effective 90 days after august 9, 2010, the date the final rule was published in the federal register.
How to use this supplement:
1. This supplement is divided into subparts – each one is designated with a red bar.
2. There are four possible types of updates: add, remove, revise, and renumber.
3. The updated text is what is displayed.
4. Asterisks represent text that has not changed.
5. As subpart cc is the most important update, it comes first in this supplement.

All other sections affected by this update will follow subpart cc.
Subpart cc – cranes and derricks in construction

Subpart cc
Cranes and derricks in construction
1926.1400 Scope.
1926.1401 Definitions.
1926.1402 Ground Conditions.
1926.1403 Assembly/disassembly – Selection Of Manufacturer Or Employer Procedures.
1926.1404 Assembly/disassembly – General Requirements (applies To All Assembly And Disassembly Operations).
1926.1405 Disassembly – Additional Requirements For Dismantling Of Booms And Jibs (applies To Both The Use Of Manufacturer Procedures And Employer Procedures).
1926.1406 Assembly/disassembly – Employer Procedures – General Requirements.
1926.1407 Power Line Safety (up To 350 Kv) – Assembly And Disassembly
1926.1408 Powerline Safety (up To 350 Kv) – Equipment Operations.
1926.1409 Power Line Safety (over 350 Kv ).
1926.1410 Power Line Safety (all Voltages) – Equipment Operations Closer Than The Table A Zone.
1926.1411 Power Line Safety – While Traveling.
1926.1412 Inspections.
1926.1413 Wire Rope – Inspection.
1926.1414 Wire Rope – Selection And Installation Criteria.
1926.1415 Safety Devices.
1926.1416 Operational Aids.
1926.1417 Operation.
1926.1418 Authority To Stop Operation.
1926.1419 Signals – General Requirements.
1926.1420 Signals – Radio, Telephone Or Other Electronic Transmission Of Signals.
1926.1421 Signals – Voice Signals – Additional Requirements.
1926.1422 Signals – Hand Signal Chart.
1926.1423 Fall Protection.
1926.1424 Work Area Control.
1926.1425 Keeping Clear Of The Load.
1926.1426 Free Fail And Controlled Load Lowering.
1926.1427 Operator Qualification And Certification.
1926.1428 Signal Person Qualifications.
1926.1429 Qualifications Of Maintenance & Repair Employees.
1926.1430 Training.
1926.1431 Hoisting Personnel.
1926.1432 Multiple-crane/derrick Lifts ~ Supplemental Requirements.
1926.1433 Design, Construction And Testing.
1926.1434 Equipment Modifications.
1926.1435 Tower Cranes.
1926.1436 Derricks.
1926.1437 Floating Cranes/derricks And Land Cranes/derricks On Barges.
1926.1438 Overhead & Gantry Cranes.
1926.1439 Dedicated Pile Drivers.
1926.1440 Sideboom Cranes.
1926.1441 Equipment With A Rated Hoisting/lifting Capacity Of 2,000 Pounds Or Less.
1926.1442 Severability.
Subpart cc
Appendix a standard hand signals
Appendix b assembly/disassembly- sample procedures for minimizing the risk of unintended dangerous boom movement
Appendix c operator certification- written examination- technical knowledge criteria subpart