RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Labor worked with crane industry leaders on a crane safety standard for North Carolina that will take effect Oct. 1 2009. The standard will protect the safety and health of crane operators, construction workers and the general public.
N.C. Department of Labor officials invited industry leaders to discuss a draft standard in 2008. Fatal crane accidents in other states raised awareness of the hazards and made headlines in the national news.
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