The OSHA has updated numerous compliance requirements for 2018. The crane operator certification requirements and the standard for sprinkler system installation will be affected.  

Compliance Date for Crane Operator Certification Requirements Set for November 10, 2018 OSHA issued a final rule that sets November 10, 2018, as the date employers in the construction industry must comply with a requirement for crane operator certification. The final rule became effective on November 9, 2017. After issuing the final cranes and derricks rule in August 2010, stakeholders expressed concerns regarding the rule’s certification requirements. In response, the agency published a separate final rule in September 2014, extending by three years the crane operator certification and competency requirements. The additional one-year extension provides more time for OSHA to complete a rulemaking to address stakeholder concerns related to the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. Read the news releasefor more information. 

Standard for Installation of Sprinkler Systems Read more.