New OSHA compliant SC&RA crane inspection checklists available2 February 2012
US international trade association the SC&RA has released two checklists to help fleet owners perform annual inspections of telescopic and lattice boom cranes to ensure compliance with OSHA safety standards.
Each checklist contains over 150 item listings for inspection on a crane’s outriggers, boom, hoists and hydraulics, as well as a deficiency report and a chart for recording load tests.
For the Lattice Boom Crane Annual Inspection Checklist a section on wire rope inspection and testing is also included.
The SC&RA says that both the 165-item Telescoping Boom Crane Annual Inspection Checklist and the 189-item lattice boom crane version conform to the latest OSHA standards in the Crane and Derricks in Construction final rule.
In addition the SC&RA has updated its two-page Crane Safety Inspection Form for daily and monthly inspections, which contains over 100 item listings for safety checks.
All three forms are available from the SC&RA onine order form.