OSHA Extends Crane-Rule Comment Period

September 28, 2010

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the public comment period for its proposed Cranes and Derricks Proposed Rule until January 22.

Originally published in the Oct. 9, 2008, Federal Register, the proposal addresses key hazards associated with construction cranes and derricks.

Public comments may be sentelectronically to www.regulations.gov.

They may also be submitted byregular mail, messenger, orcourier service to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2007-0066, U.S. Department of Labor, RoomN-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue,N.W., Washington, DC 20210.

Comments of 10 or fewer pages may also be faxed to 202-693-1648.