Crane, derrick, and hoist safety hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, gear certification, and construction. Cranes do most of the heavy lifting in industrial and construction workspaces — literally. They’re some of the most essential equipment found in any production facility, job site or logistics hub. Multiple industries count on them to perform important tasks and keep businesses productive. As such, cranes have become a fact of life for many workers.