List and Sell Your Equipment  /  Dealer Login  /  Create Account

SC&RA Publicly Releases Qualified Operator Evaluation Forms

Mon January 29, 2018 - National Edition
SC&RA


The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has made publicly available its newly developed Qualified Operator Evaluation Forms for both mobile and tower cranes ahead of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) crane operator evaluation and documentation requirements becoming effective on Feb. 7, 2019.

Generated in response to the Nov. 9, 2018, publication of OSHA's final rule on operator training, certification and evaluation requirements, the forms assist industry stakeholders in meeting the stipulations set forth in Section 1926.1427(f) — Evaluation. Notably, the section states that employers must, through an evaluation process, ensure operators are qualified to operate the machine to which they are assigned.

"When OSHA released its final rule last November," said Beth O'Quinn, SC&RA senior vice president, Crane & Rigging, "we immediately engaged our Crane & Rigging Group Safety and Tower Crane committees to develop Qualified Operator Evaluation Forms for both mobile and tower cranes. After receiving countless industry requests to obtain the proprietary forms, we've decided to make it free and publicly available to achieve a consistent standard across the industry."

SC&RA is a longtime advocate for fair, equitable and reasonable legislation within the crane, rigging and specialized transportation industries, and these forms will assist SC&RA members and industry stakeholders in their efforts to attain compliance prior to the Feb. 7 deadline.

The forms are available for immediate download here.

For more information, visit www.scranet.org.




Today's top stories

Ohio State University Expands Campus With WELL-Certified College of Nursing

Historical Construction Equipment Association Announces Big Push Fundraiser

Road Crossing Construction Precedes Greenwich's Street Light Adaptation

Rokbak Cold Weather Kits Protect Hauler Productivity in Low Temperatures

Cat 120 GC Motor Grader Combines Reliable Performance, Low Cost-Per-Hour Operation

Industry Ready to Dive Into Infrastructure Projects After Bill Passes

Louisiana Coastal Protection Agency Has Begun Dredging for New Marsh Project

VDOT Studies Expansion of I-495 Lanes to Complete Virginia's Portion of the Beltway


 






ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo