VB CGC Practice Group

VB CGC Practice Group
Vandeventer Black's Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group focuses on serving our business clients in the construction industry. We currently have offices in Norfolk and Richmond, VA, the OBX and Raleigh, NC, and Hamburg, Germany. For more information about Vandeventer Black, clink on the VB logo.

Friday, December 3, 2010

New Crane & Derricks Standard

For those unaware, there's a new OSHA standard for cranes & derricks in construction. That standard, CFR 29 Part 1926 Subpart CC was published July 9, 2010 and became effective last month on November 8, 2010. It's a 200 page standard so I'm not going to try and summarize it all; however, there are several notable changes, which include personnel titles and minimum qualifications, with options to meet those qualifications. Charlie Bird did an excellent job discussing the new standard in a recent edition of the Commonwealth Contractor, Issue 15 of November 2010. Below is a link to his article and if you're work involved cranes & derricks it's an important read:


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