Operator Qualification

OSHA's "FINAL RULE" effective December 10, 2018

  • OSHA has provided further guidance and clarification of its new qualification requirements for crane operators
  • * December 10, 2018 - Crane operators must be Qualified... (Qualification = Certification + Evaluation)
  • * February 7, 2019 - Employers must Evaluate their Crane Operators to complete their Qualification

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Examinations to get Certified

  • Tower Crane Operator Certification Exam (good for five years)
    • Written-ExamPAPER or COMPUTER (computer center MAP)
      • 55 multiple-choice questions
    • Practical-ExamAPPLICATION
      • demonstrating crane operator proficiency

Employer Evaluation requirements

  • effective February 7, 2019, employer must conduct an evaluation of each
    operator to ensure he/she is qualified by a demonstration of (i) the skills and knowledge
    necessary to operate the equipment safely, and (ii) the ability to recognize and avert risks
    associated with the operation.
  • The Evaluation must also cover the operator’s ability to perform the hoisting activities
    required for the work he/she is assigned, including, if applicable, blind lifts, personnel
    hoisting, and multi-crane lifts.

Study Material


Allied Webinar: OSHA's Crane Operator Qualification Rule...

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