OSHA Crane Compliance
New OSHA Standards and Your Business
Inspection of cranes is now required by federal law. N.C.C.I., Inc. encourages you to explore our OSHA Crane Compliance pages and to talk with one of our compliance specialists. We can help you navigate the finer points of the law that affect your business. N.C.C.I., Inc. is here to ensure that your equipment is OSHA compliant and help your business operate safely and efficiently.
N.C.C.I., Inc. Provides Federally Required Inspections
Please review the following list of compliance issues, and click for detailed explanations of OSHA standards.
Annual inspections are required on all cranes per OSHA Standard 1910.179. These comprehensive inspections must be performed by a qualified person. N.C.C.I., Inc. provides a thorough point-by-point inspection of your equipment to determine that no safety hazard exists. Results from these inspections must be documented, maintained, and retained for a minimum of twelve months.
Modified equipment must be inspected prior to initial use and include functional testing. N.C.C.I., Inc. provides federally required inspections on equipment with modifications or additions involving a safety device or operational aid, control system, power plant, braking system, load-sustaining structural components, load hooks, or in use operating mechanism per OSHA Standard 1926.1412. Equipment must not be used until an inspection demonstrates that requirements have been met.
Similarly, repaired and adjusted equipment must be inspected prior to initial use. N.C.C.I., Inc. specializes in OSHA required inspections, including repaired/adjusted equipment. Follow the link above for more information on the OSHA Standards, and contact N.C.C.I., Inc. for help ensuring that your equipment is compliant.
Power lines pose a serious threat of electrocution and OSHA details specific rules regarding the safe operation of cranes in hazardous work zones. In order to better serve you and keep your team safe, N.C.C.I., Inc. is proud to be partnering with SigAlarm, an industry leader in high voltage proximity detectors. OSHA requires that you implement safety measures including proximity alarms to reduce the risk of electrocution. Contact our team for more compliance and safety solutions.
Assembly and Dis-assembly of cranes and derricks must be supervised by an A/D director that meets OSHA requirements for both a "competent" and "qualified person". In addition to meeting the OSHA criteria, N.C.C.I., Inc. will maximize up-time and reduce downtime, keeping your workforce productive.
Upon completion of assembly, the equipment must be inspected by a qualified person, and must not be used until it is configured in accordance with the applicable criteria (per OSHA Standards).
OSHA terminology can be confusing at times, so we've provided definitions of key terms relating to services we offer.
National Crane Compliance Inspections, Inc. PO Box 456 Fulshear, TX 77441 888-720-6224