General Industry Crane Safety

close up of a yellow overhead crane used in manufacutring and production indusries.Overhead shop cranes move heavy items in manufacturing and production areas. Although shop cranes are useful, "overhead" can sometimes be "out of sight and out of mind" when it comes to safety. Bridge and mobile cranes are examples of equipment used in general industry.

Rules (general rules)

Rules for specific activities or workplaces

  • WAC 296-304: Safety Standards for shipbuilding, ship repairing and ship breaking.
  • WAC 296-56: Safety standards for longshore, stevedore and related waterfront operations.




DVDs and videos

Other resources


For more information

Contact the Crane Safety Program at 360-902-4943 or email

Contact L&I

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