Matter of Interpretation: Crane Industry Unites Against Potentially Hefty Testing Costs - Regulatory
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Matter of Interpretation: Crane Industry Unites Against Potentially Hefty Testing Costs

By Will North

Article Date: 01-01-2013
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Groups have widely condemned OSHA plans for crane operator certification that could add up to $1 billion in extra costs.

As the U.S. lifting industry gears up to certify operators ahead of the 2014 implementation of the cranes and derricks rule, the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association's (SC&RA's) members are questioning a requirement for capacity certification that could, some say, add a billion dollars to owners' training costs.

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