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NIOSH Testimony on Crane Safety for General Industry and Construction by R. W. Niemeier, February 12, 1993.
NIOSH 1993 Feb; :1-4
This testimony concerned the proposed OSHA rulemaking for crane safety for general industry and construction. NIOSH provided several exhibits which included a review of crane related fatalities recorded in the National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities surveillance system for 1980 through 1989, a review of crane related fatalities investigated under the NIOSH fatality assessment and control evaluation program, a review of aerial bucket related fatalities, a review of crane related injuries recorded in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a computerized literature search of the NIOSHTIC database for topics having to do with crane safety, a computerized literature search of the National Library of Medicine MEDLARS and Dialog Information Technologies databases for information related to crane safety, a computer printout from the National Safety Council (NSC) of crane related reports available in the NSC library, and a NIOSH Alert on cranes and electrocutions.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Testimony; Niemeier-R-W; Construction-industry; Construction-equipment; Equipment-operators; Accident-analysis; Accident-prevention; Safety-research
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NIOSH, 4 pages, 2 references
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