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Volume 2, Issue 12


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Roles & Responsibilities Exercise (ASME B30.5- and OSHA 1926.1416)

Match the person's role with appropriate description below.

1. Crane Owner _____
2. Crane User _____
3. Rigger _____
4. Signalperson _____
5. Site Supervisor _____
6. Lift Director _____
7. Operator _____
8. Competent Person _____
9. Qualified Person _____


Ensuring that standard, discernible hand or voice signals provided to the operator are in accordance with the equipment manufacturer's requirements.


Person who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.


Providing a crane that meets the requirements of ASME B30.5 as well as specific job requirements as defined by the user.


A person who, by profession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training and experience, successfully demonstrated the ability to solve/resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work, or the projects.


Ensuring that the crane is in proper operating condition prior to initial use at the work site.


Selecting the proper rigging equipment, inspecting it, and complying with the applicable operating practices.


Ensuring that the crane operations are coordinated with other job site activities that will be affected by or will affect lift operations.


Being at the job site during lifting operations and stopping crane operations if alerted to unsafe condition affecting operations.


Knowing what types of site conditions could adversely affect the operation of the crane and consulting with the lift director concerning the possible presence of those conditions.


Answers Below!


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