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Crane Accident Prevention: Digger Derricks used in telecommunication work exempted from having to follow the requirements of Subpart CC of the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard

digger%20derrick.jpgOSHA recently issued a final rule to expand the exemption for digger derricks in its construction standard for cranes and derricks used in the electric-utility industry to telecommunications work. Digger derricks drill holes for utility poles. They are used by telecommunication companies to place poles inside holes and attach transformers and other items to the poles. The rule is effective June 28, 2013.