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(a) Wrappers shall have a breaking strength of no less than 11,500 pounds. The type, grade, and minimum size include:
(1) 3/8-inch improved plow steel wire rope
(2) 3/8-inch high-test steel chain
(3) 5/16-inch alloy steel chain
(4) Other approved material.
(b) Anchor points, wrappers and wrapper attachments shall be maintained in good condition. The following conditions, illustrative and not all-inclusive, are prohibited:
(1) Cracked welds or links in wrappers or wrapper attachments.
(2) Bent, twisted, stretched, or collapsed links.
(3) Links which are weakened by gouges or pits.
(4) Knots in any portion of the wrapper.
(5) Links which are obviously worn or show other evidence of loss of strength.
(6) Chain which has been repaired or joined with other than high-test or alloy steel repair links.
(7) Use of Molly Hogan, rolled eye, or quick eye.
(8) Use of contractor's knot and clip.
(9) Wire rope which is stranded, crushed, kinked, badly worn, rust-pitted, or which has twelve or more broken wires in a lay length, or which shows any other evidence of loss of strength.
(10) Anchor points, binders, or attachments which are in a weakened condition, or which show evidence of loss of strength from crack, breaks, distortion, or other deterioration.
(c) Binders shall be designed so that they can be securely locked.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
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