OSHA requires that the owner/operator comply with
the manufacturer's specifications and limitations applicable to the
operation of any and all cranes and derricks. Where manufacturer's
specifications are not available, the limitations assigned to the
equipment shall be based on the determinations of a qualified engineer
competent in this field and such determinations will be appropriately
documented and recorded. Attachments used with cranes shall not exceed the
capacity, rating, or scope recommended by the manufacturer.
mobile and locomotive cranes in use shall meet the applicable requirements
for design, construction, installation, testing, maintenance, inspection,
and operation as prescribed in ASME B30.5 and a thorough, annual
inspection of the hoisting machinery shall be made by a competent person,
or by a government or private agency recognized by the U.S. Department of
Labor. The employer shall maintain a record of the dates and results of
inspections for each hoisting machine and piece of equipment."
(paraphrased from OSHA Inspector Handbook)
will provide a competent and qualified person, who shall inspect all
machinery and equipment, making sure the equipment is in safe operating
condition. Any deficiencies found during the inspection will be noted in a
written report issued on site.
All inspections performed by STI meet and exceed
all applicable standards and regulations.